Revised BP6 RV BIOS Released

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Revised BP6 RV BIOS Released

Post by Derek » Tue Jun 13, 2006 9:22 pm

Thanks to s4brains (nice nick ;)) we have a new BP6 BIOS to add to our repertoire.

:arrow: http://www.bp6.com/board/dload.php?acti ... file_id=54

This time, it’s the updated RV revision, but downgraded HPT366 to 1.25. 1.25 is viewed as more stable and better for overclocking.

It turns out s4brains isn't really s4brains! (haha) :oops:
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Post by KliK » Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:44 am

awesome BIOS...faster in boot, with nice pics...and works stable!! :D

though HPT BIOS can be 1.28, and still have UDMA 4 for HDD!! can't wait for that one, RV with 1.28 HPT!! :lol:

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Post by s4brains » Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:07 am

KliK wrote: though HPT BIOS can be 1.28, and still have UDMA 4 for HDD!! can't wait for that one, RV with 1.28 HPT!!
KliK,

I believe that BIOS files of the flavor you describe already exist.

See:

http://www.bp6.com/board/dload.php?acti ... file_id=41

and

http://www.bp6.com/board/dload.php?acti ... &file_id=9

I created this because it is my belief that the HPT366 revision 1.25 firmware BIOS provides the fastest HPT366 data transfer rates and no pairing of this 1.25 firmware BIOS with an RV BIOS was available.

To the best of my knowledge, "RV" BIOS simply adds CPU table support for more processors (such as those which require a PPGA to FC-PGA adapter) and fixes an alleged error in the "RU" BIOS.

I'm unclear whether RV BIOS provides CPU table support for processors such as the P-III which require more extensive motherboard modification. I do not believe that the RV BIOS provides such support. (See the description for the 2nd BIOS url listed in this posting.)

Regards,

s4

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Post by KliK » Fri Jun 16, 2006 5:11 pm

i have run RV before & RU...and with RU i did get some errors!!

i don't know about the transfer rates, but i can check now again...
but isn't there some glitch with 1.28 HPT BIOS that it won't recognize bigger HDD?! even know he sees mine as 10GB, and its 80GB...but works OK!?!

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Post by Dave Rave » Mon Jun 19, 2006 2:37 am

I've got some 80gb drives in a brand new Asus Intel board
and others
and in dos they show as 10+gb until you get that first partition done.
and you can't do it at 20gb, but you can do it at 25%

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Post by hyperspace » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:05 pm

Sweet! Thanx, s4brains!

I better get back on the forum before Derek fires me!
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Post by davd_bob » Thu Jun 22, 2006 4:19 pm

hyperspace wrote:Sweet! Thanx, s4brains!

I better get back on the forum before Derek fires me!
Derek just re-read your sig.

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Post by Derek » Thu Jun 22, 2006 9:28 pm

So that's where he is :D

Good to see you hyperspace!
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Post by 24seven » Sun Jun 25, 2006 5:12 am

Good Stuff :)

Oh and hello all, heh another one back from the dead ;)

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Link to download the BIOS file does not work......

Post by brettr54 » Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:49 am

I tried to download the BIOS file update, and it didn't work for me. Can this be fixed? Thanks....

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Post by Derek » Sun Jan 28, 2007 12:23 pm

I will fix the link asap.

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Post by jaybird » Wed Jan 31, 2007 1:01 pm

HMMMMMMM,

Sounds interesting! I just may have to revive one of my BP6's, NEO370's and my PIII 1100E's! (BIOS was always a problem with stability)

I need a spare box just for video capture, no editing and this would be just the ticket.

Lemme see now;

Dual PIII's @ 1100MHZ
768 meg PC133
Sound Blaster Live Platinum 5.1 w/Live Drive
Matrox G450 dual head vid card
Pinnacle AV/DV Studio Deluxe 8.5 W/Blue Breakout Box

Yeah, that works for me, nice backup for my 820D @ 3.4GHz editing box!
:wink: !

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Post by mzemina » Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:47 pm

I installed the RV BIOS and it went well - EXCEPT, I cannot get to the BIOS setup. I hit the DEL key many many times and it just wants to boot to the A: drive (like I set it up to flash the ROM). Do I need to flash it back?

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Post by mzemina » Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:48 pm

I installed the RV BIOS and it went well - EXCEPT, I cannot get to the BIOS setup. I hit the DEL key many many times and it just wants to boot to the A: drive (like I set it up to flash the ROM). Do I need to flash it back?

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Post by mzemina » Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:50 pm

I installed the RV BIOS and it went well - EXCEPT, I cannot get to the BIOS setup. I hit the DEL key many many times and it just wants to boot to the A: drive (like I set it up to flash the ROM). Do I need to flash it back?

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Post by InactiveX » Fri Apr 06, 2007 7:59 am

mzemina wrote:I installed the RV BIOS and it went well - EXCEPT, I cannot get to the BIOS setup. I hit the DEL key many many times and it just wants to boot to the A: drive (like I set it up to flash the ROM). Do I need to flash it back?
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