[clug] bios upgrade needed?

RacHagema at netscape.net RacHagema at netscape.net
Mon Jul 18 13:21:57 GMT 2005

Looks like that's it.

The card uses PCI 2.2 while the motherboard is an Abit Ab-bx6 which only uses PCI 1.0 as far as I can tell.

I'll need a new motherboard ;)

Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:

>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?
>Michael Still (mikal at stillhq.com) | "The geek shall inherit
>http://www.stillhq.com            |  the earth"
>UTC + 10                          |    -- The Simpsons

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