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Re: BIOS flashed etherboot will not start

Lars Prieske wrote:
> On 11-Apr-00 Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > i managed to flash etherboot into an AWARD Bios on an ASUS P2B Mainbord,
> > following the instructions in the README.
> > However, the flashed code does not start. The system continues to boot
> > from Floppy/HD, no message from etherboot.
> > Even setting the boot option to "LAN/A/C" would not help.
> >
> > I also checked that the PCI/Vendor IDs are correct ( $10B7, $9055 ->
> > 3c905b-tpo100.rom ).
> > What would happen, if they don't match? Will etherboot start and report
> > 'no card found'?
> >
> > I used cbrom 2.04, Bios is v4.51PG, 1011, etherboot 4.5.7.
> >
> The bios version has to support oem bios. I have successfully patched a AWARD
> Bios of an ASUS P2B-N ACPI, but I needed the bios revision 1011. Earlier
> versions doesn't work.
> Lars

Hi Lars,
Since i AM using 1011 (see above), the problem must be somewhere else.
Can you please mail me,
	- your cbrom command line
	- etherboot or netboot
	- compressed or uncompressed

Thank you

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