ASUS ISA-486SI Motherboard BIOS

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Mon Jan 21 14:34:28 2002

On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, David C. Jenner wrote:

> I think this just makes the "10 year rule".

Maybe, still somewhat OT I think tho.

> Was this too early for BIOS reflashing? The BIOS is not
> Y2K compliant. It appears to work OK when I set the
> current date/time, and when I turn it OFF/ON, it retains
> the current date >2000 without problem.
> Anyone have any experience with this motherboard? It was
> my original 486 back in 1992, but I haven't used it for
> over two years.

Many of these shipped with PROM chips installed. If you can find a more
recent BIOS version, you can program an EPROM chip to take the place of
the PROM. I've had to do this for a number of 486 class boards.

Received on Mon Jan 21 2002 - 14:34:28 GMT

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