GA-71XE4 issues

By eddybal
Aug 22, 2003
  1. Hi.

    I have a 40 GB harddisk in my computer which turns out to become too small. GA support told mke I can run up to 123 GB hard drive space using muy F7 bios status. In this board I read that 75 GB seem to be the upper limit. Does anybody know the upper limt ? Do those values refer to having one hard drive or would a master/slave configuration allow me to have two times 75 GB (123 GB respect.) ?

    Also has anyone flashed the bios to F8 while having Windows 2000 as OS ? It seems I cannot make a boot diskette using Windows 2000. On the other hand the 71XE4 doesn't support GAs bios upgrade tools. Any suggestions ?

    Thank you.
  2. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    yout board doesnt support the @bios live bios update feature?
  3. eddybal

    eddybal TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Unfortunately you are right.
  4. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    well here is a site that shows you how to make a single bootable disk for win 2000.

    you might be able to use it to do the flash it's worth trying out.
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