Need Info On an Old 386 Motherboard

Date: Thu May 13 17:54:30 2004

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--- Scarletdown <> wrote:
> I'm looking for a manual and other info on this old
> 386 motherboard that
> I am trying to build into a working DOS 6.22/WfW
> 3.11 system for playing
> old games and to play around with DOS TCP/IP
> networking. The board,
> according to the BIOS string, is from Wintac-Edom
> (The BIOS string is:
> E0X3-1379-083090-K0 Beyond that, I can't seem to
> find any other info on
> this, as there are no other identifying markings
> that I can find.
> Here's a pic of the board...
> Anyway, I currently have it set up with a VGA card,
> a 16-bit MIO card,
> Adaptec AHA 1542CF SCSI adapter, Databook PCMCIA
> card reader, PnP
> Soundblaster, 3Com EtherLink III 3c509 NIC, SCSI
> CD-ROM drive, 210MB
> Hard drive as the master drive, 1.5GB hard drive set
> as slave (will put
> EZ-BIOS on it shortly to make it useable on this old
> board), 386/DX-25
> (or 33, I don't remember at the moment which) CPU,
> and 8MB of RAM in the
> form of 8 1MB 30 Pin SIMMs).
> So, when I boot up, she goes through the memory
> test, then the SCSI card
> does its self-test. After that, I get an error
> about the hard drive
> (this is because I haven't set either drive up yet),
> and am given the
> option to hit F1 to go to setup.
> Well, when I go into BIOS setup, everything freezes
> on me, no response
> at all from the keyboard, and all I can do is hit
> reset or power down.
> Odd thing is, though; I can boot up with a DOS
> floppy and access the C
> drive just fine, though the D drive is not yet
> visible of course.
> What would be causing this freezeup when I go to
> BIOS setup? And, where
> can I find a manual for this board?
> Thanks

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