access to BIOS of DECpc

From: David Woyciesjes <>
Date: Fri Oct 22 10:55:08 2004

        Apologies, I didn't get a chance to look for my OnTrack Disk Manager
software last night. I'll definitely dig it up this weekend...

Gooijen H wrote:
> Hi all,
> thanks for all the responses, I have some leads now.
> Here is a report what I tried so far.
> Searching the Internet, I found the setup files set320p and pwr320p for
> the DECpc 320P. Alas, the setup allows several items to be configured,
> but the hard disk is not one of them!
> Next, I found Ontrack DiskManager versions for IBM and for Microscience,
> but the IBM version stops because it does not detect a hard disk of their
> brand. BTW, my 2.5" hard disk is from HP, type C2965A.
> The Microscience version allows 7 different types to be set, but up till
> now I did not get satisfactory results. I can get to 50 Mb, but compared
> to the original hard disk (40Mb) that is not much gain, especially when
> you think that the C2965A is 420 Mb ...!
> I also have the version from Western Digital, EZ-Drive (Data Lifeguard)
> but this version also stops because the disk is not from WD.
> Not yet tried is a version from Fujitsu, and the version I received from
> Pete (thanks Pete!).
> I guess it's clear what I will be doing this weekend :-)
> thanks for all the help and advice,
> - Henk, PA8PDP.

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