Upgrading early BIOS

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Aug 11 23:49:10 CDT 2008

On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 Hollandia at ccountry.net wrote:
> The machine will not recognize ANY second drive. The drives I have tried are
> all consideraby bewer than the BIOS and I just can't think of any other
> reason why they would not be recognized.
> I have tried the "cable select" settings on all of them. I assume that the
> MASTER/SLAVE methodology is not mandatory.

Does the Packard Bell hardware support cable select?

> Can someone suggest a good book that goes into this type of thing?

Scott Mueller's Repairing and Upgrading PCs
prob'ly 3 or 4 editions before the current one.  Try maybe ed 12 or 13

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