ASUS ISA-486SI Motherboard BIOS

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Mon Jan 21 16:06:25 2002

On Jan 21, 12:17, David C. Jenner wrote:

> I have an ASUS ISA-486SI motherboard, Copyright 1992.
> I have the manual for it. The manual does NOT describe
> any sort of BIOS upgrade, such as reflashing it, like later
> boards in my collection do.

I've not seen any 486 of that era with flash. More likely a PROM.

> 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.

Is that a typo? If you can set dates after 1999 and it retains them, and
gets leap years correct, what's the problem? My 1993 Phoenix BIOS (EPROM,
not flash) is fine, for example.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Mon Jan 21 2002 - 16:06:25 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:34:56 BST