PC BIOS Access

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Sat Oct 16 13:28:41 2004

On Sat, 16 Oct 2004, Marvin Johnston wrote:

> It might be interesting to have a list of ways that the BIOS gets
> accessed during startup. These are the ways that I know about; are there
> others I've missed? I don't recall which keys work with what BIOS and
> that might also be interesting information to have.
> * Setup disk (IBM AT)
> * Del key
> * Cntl-Alt-Insert
> * Cntl-Alt-S
> * F1 key
> * F2 key
> * F10 key (Compaq)

It would be great if there was a database of all computer models that gave
this information, as well as other useful tidbits. It could be a Wiki
thing, or certainly an open, public thing that people could contribute

I hate having to go to the manufacturer's website to find out because it
usually takes a few clicks and searches.

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