[Gllug] Failed MB BIOS Upgrade

Steve Nelson sanelson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 22:29:13 UTC 2005

On 6/13/05, Ken Smith <kens at kensnet.org> wrote:

> Talking of FUBAR'd things – are there any motherboard guru's here. A BIOS
> upgrade has failed and left it corrupt. The Intel manual describes a method
> to recover this situation by removing a jumper from the board and booting
> with the BIOS update floppy in the drive. The MB should read from the
> floppy, make two beeps, which it does and then it should resume reading the
> floppy – which it doesn't.

Apologies for making a really really obvious comment, but in my
experience of problems with bios floppies, I have found using a brand
new floppy with a new image of the firmware often sorts these things
out.  I had this recently when trying to reflash network cards.

> Ken

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