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by mcvd
Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: Other BIOS update issues.
Topic: Need BIOS update for old Epox
Replies: 1
Views: 1444

by mcvd
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Integrate VIA VT6421A BIOS module (AMI BIOS) [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 20234

http://esasoft.narod.ru/6421V431.zip

(page is in russian, but you have to click again on the link with the .zip on the page).
by mcvd
Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:48 pm
Forum: BIOS Utilities & Flash Programs
Topic: Where to get BNOBTC (and BNTBTC)
Replies: 7
Views: 22026

The torrent is here:

url removed

Maybe a few other people would like to seed it as well?
by mcvd
Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: IDE harddisk in Compaq ProLiant 1850R?
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

Yep, that was me :)

I will remove the sticker to see what's underneath. Thanks for the offer, I'll let you know!
by mcvd
Thu Dec 06, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: IDE harddisk in Compaq ProLiant 1850R?
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

Hi cp, there's no special server chipset on the mainboard: http://www.linuxbios.org/pipermail/linuxbios/2007-December/027752.html I used Uniflash to make a backup of the BIOS, but it didn't recognise the chip. It did however write a 128kb binary file. I looked in the file and it's definately the BIO...
by mcvd
Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: IDE harddisk in Compaq ProLiant 1850R?
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

I might try running LinuxBIOS ( http://www.linuxbios.org ) on it, but I need a PLCC first to make a backup. Anyone knows where I can get a cheap PLCC in The Netherlands? The correct chip from an old/dead mobo would also work, but I don't feel like hunting eBay etc. and checking every advertised mobo...
by mcvd
Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:31 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: IDE harddisk in Compaq ProLiant 1850R?
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

Hi cp, the system is meant to boot from either the SCSI array, the IDE cdrom or the floppy disk. By using the SmartStart cd (Compaq utils and BIOS setup cd) I found out that the IDE port doesn't support IDE harddisks, because it was mentioned in the manual ('The ProLiant 1850R server does not suppor...
by mcvd
Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: IDE harddisk in Compaq ProLiant 1850R?
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

No, it's not detected because the BIOS doesn't support it! The exact message is: Non-System disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready I know how and why it's a server board, but like I said, I would like to boot from an IDE harddisk. The current BIOS doesn't support that. I want to re...
by mcvd
Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: ATA Security eXtension BIOS v2.11
Replies: 2
Views: 3829

ATA Security eXtension BIOS v2.11

I just found an interesting utility called ATA Security eXtension BIOS v2.11. Maybe someone else finds this interesting as well. On the website http://www.fitzenreiter.de/ata/ata_eng.htm it says: The ATASX BIOS ROM provides the "ATA Security Mode Feature Set" which most modern SATA, ATA/IDE hard dis...
by mcvd
Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: My hard drive isn't recognized
Topic: IDE harddisk in Compaq ProLiant 1850R?
Replies: 10
Views: 4174

IDE harddisk in Compaq ProLiant 1850R?

Hi, I also asked for help in the in-depth section ( http://www.wimsbios.com/phpBB2/topic9699.html ) but didn't get any response, so I try again here. The problem is that my Compaq ProLiant 1850R server (P3 500 Mhz, latest BIOS from Compaq) has only 1 IDE port on the mainboard. Connected to the port ...
by mcvd
Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:59 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: Modifying Compaq ProLiant 1850R BIOS
Replies: 0
Views: 2861

Modifying Compaq ProLiant 1850R BIOS

Hi,

does anyone know how to modify a Compaq ProLiant BIOS, and are there any tools available?

Link to BIOS: http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files ... 13949.html

Thanks!