access to BIOS of DECpc

From: Dr. Ido <>
Date: Wed Oct 20 06:17:35 2004

At 01:16 PM 10/20/04 +0200, you wrote:
> Thanks Dan,
>I feel a bit silly, but it was late last night is my excuse.
>"DECpc 320P" in Google gave a link to floppy images on a COMPAQ site.
>I will try them this evening, but it is good to know that the DECpc
>"knows" a limited number of hard disks. If I can 'upgrade' to some
>300 Mb of the 420 Mb capacity it is still better than the 40 Mb that
>I have available at this point.

If none of the drive types in the BIOS are a close match for the HDD you
want to use you could use a disk manager.

>From memory they are still available on the Maxtor and Seagate websites,
but of course those version only work with Maxtor/Seagate HDDs. There were
commercial versions that weren't restricted to specific HDDs, but I
wouldn't know where to find them.

I've used them before when I've had no other option, they work ok with
DOS/Win9x, no idea about other OS's.
Received on Wed Oct 20 2004 - 06:17:35 BST

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