[clug] bios upgrade needed?

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Sun Jul 17 21:17:39 GMT 2005

RacHagema at netscape.net wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've been having some problems installing a wireless pci lan card and
> I have a suspicion that the bios needs to be upgraded since the
> machine I'm putting it into is old.
> The wireless card is 802.11g and uses an atheros chipset.
> The bios is Award modular Bios v4.51PG from 1999.
> Does anyone know where I can download an upgrade or some other work
> around for this problem?

I had some issues with an 802.11g card and an older machine a while ago.
>From memory, the card implemented a new version of the PCI spec which
wasn't supported by the machine.

Check the packaging for the card. What version of PCI does it need?



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