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Jamie_502
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Here is what i got...

Program: Unicore BIOS Agent Version 1.8
BIOS Date: 04/01/99
BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG
BIOS ID: 04/01/1999-BX-W977EF
BIOS Eval: BIOS release Ver 1.02 04/01/1999
Chipset: VIA 82C691 rev 2

I have a 20 gig master and want to use my 60 gig seagate as a secondary. When my pc boots it hangs at detecting secondary master.

Could someone point me in the right direction as fas as what flash to use i am totaly lost and about blind from searching for a fix. :D :D :D
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Looks like you have a Matsonic MS7192S. There's a picturer in this review, compare that with your board:
http://active-hardware.com/english/revi ... s7192s.htm

Also check the top surface of the board for this part number. If it is this board, updates can be found here:
http://www.matsonic.com.tw/eng/update.htm#ms7192s
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Edwin,

You got it thats exactly what i had. Thanks alot i will give it a shot and see if that solves my probelm. I can even use my onboard sound if i want again :lol:
Jamie_502
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I do have the Matsonic MS7192S and its a pentium III 600

It didnt change anything i still have the BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG when it boots up then hangs at detecting........

Thanks for the help.
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Used this file:
http://www.matsonic.com.tw/bios/71920722.exe
with this flash utility:
http://www.matsonic.com.tw/bios/Awdf66.exe
following these directions:
STEP1. Download the appropriate BIOS file and AMI/Award Flash Memory Utility On the web page
STEP2. Prepare a bootable floppy diskette.
STEP3. Copy the downloaded BIOS file and Flash Memory Writer to that diskette.
STEP4. Reboot the system with the diskette made in STEP 3
STEP5. Running AMI or Award flash utility
STEP6. Under the Flash Memory Writer prompt, the program will ask you: Enter BIOS Filename: enter the BIOS filename that you downloaded (including the extension).
STEP7. Reboot the system.
STEP8. Enter the CMOS again, setup your system configuration and loading "Optimal Default"
STEP9. Save and exit BIOS

Did you? You have to unpack the bios file first BTW, it should produce a .bin file.
Jamie_502
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Before

Program: Unicore BIOS Agent Version 1.8
BIOS Date: 04/01/99
BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG
BIOS ID: 04/01/1999-BX-W977EF
BIOS Eval: BIOS release Ver 1.02 04/01/1999
Chipset: VIA 82C691 rev 2

Now

Program: Unicore BIOS Agent Version 1.8
BIOS Date: 06/02/99
BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG
BIOS ID: 06/02/1999-BX-W977EF-MS7192S
BIOS Eval: MS7192S 07/22/1999
Chipset: VIA 82C691 rev 2

It still does the same thing. When booting it hangs while detecting the ide primary slave. Does that flash support an 60 gig HD.

Thanks Again for all yor help! :P
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Looks like this BIOS has the "famous" 32GB bug. I can send you modified (fixed) version if you want to try it (at your own risk, of course).
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
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Jamie_502
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Rainbow that would be great my email is jecdmn@hotmail.com

Is it made for that chipset MS-7192S?

I'll give about anything a shot once :lol:

Thanks guys you been a great help.
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Sending it right now. I took the latest BIOS from Matsonic - the one you currently have - and ran my AWD32GB on it. The result should be fixed BIOS.
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
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Jamie_502
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Thanks I'll let ya know how i came out when i get it.
my email is jecdmn it looks like iecdmn in the above post.
Jamie_502
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:D Got the file. Flashed it and all is good. Thanks alot!!!
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Rainbow wrote:Sending it right now. I took the latest BIOS from Matsonic - the one you currently have - and ran my AWD32GB on it. The result should be fixed BIOS.
Hello Rainbow,

I have the same problem with my matsonic mainboard.
Can you send me the fix.

Thanks.
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Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
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