PowerTech MB532

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Rainbow
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I wonder if there's some decent BIOS for the PowerTech MB532 board.
This one is there
07/10/95-TRITON-2A59CP9HC-00 (Plug & Play BIOS 07-19-1995 Release)

I found this one in my archive 06/25/96-i430FX-2A59CP9HC-00 ((2a59cp9h) EVALUATION ROM - NOT FOR SALE) but it's still not decent (no CD-ROM booting etc.).
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edwin
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Hmm MRBIOS says it's near one of the Gigabyte boards.

V097A5UQ
No Name MB marked "MB532" UMC 8663
Gigabyte GA586AT Award Bios 2A59CG0HC UMC 8663

05/06/1998-i430FX-2A59CG0HC-00
http://ftp.gigabyte.com.tw/support/temp/586at_221.zip
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ajzchips
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I'm aware that I recently suggested the MRBIOS consideration of ONE part number for 2 or more boards, but I just wonder how reliable this could actually be...
Rainbow
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I don't have the board at home, so I will better keep it as is... If I could take the board home, I would try BIOSes for some other boards - maybe DTK has some board with the same Super I/O too.
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Seeing Rainbow experimenting with all kinds of bioses on one of his boards, I think he'll know how to handle this. And there's always hotflash, right?
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Rainbow
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Installed Windows 95 OSR2 and there was PS/2 mouse with ! and two standard IDE/ESDI controllers in conflict with the PCI IDE... Flashed the 1996 BIOS, PS/2 mouse disappeared but the controllers are still there. I disabled them in Device Manager so I can enable the DMA...
BTW.: The board has big "MB532 ver. 1.0" printed on it, has UMC UM8663AF Super I/O, 4 PCI and 3 ISA slots.
There was cache in COAST slot - but I think that there was also some cache on the board - but I haven't examined it...
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ajzchips
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Rainbow, the I/O and chipset remind me of PCCHIPS 430FX boards.... why don't you give the M507 BIOS a go?
Rainbow
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It's not my board - I installed Windows there and I will probably never see it again to try the PC Chips BIOS...
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lotus
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I have such motherboard MB 532 ver 1.0 and I have problem with it.
When i add second HDD it doesn't work. There is a note that PCI Communication device doesn't have driver installed.
I don't have drivers to this motherboard. Can you help me?
Should I installed this new bios ?
http://ftp.gigabyte.com.tw/support/temp/586at_221.zip
edwin wrote:Hmm MRBIOS says it's near one of the Gigabyte boards.

V097A5UQ
No Name MB marked "MB532" UMC 8663
Gigabyte GA586AT Award Bios 2A59CG0HC UMC 8663

05/06/1998-i430FX-2A59CG0HC-00
http://ftp.gigabyte.com.tw/support/temp/586at_221.zip
:roll:
Rainbow
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It's NOT GigaByte GA-586AT :!: It's completely different board.
"PCI Communication device" is usually modem inserted into PCI slot :roll:
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lotus
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yea I know but why iare this bugs and what can I do with this motherboard?
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