Re: External Rom Not Initialized??? Please Help!

Re: External Rom Not Initialized??? Please Help!


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Posted by asdada on September 26, 2001 at 00:32:28:

In Reply to: External Rom Not Initialized??? Please Help! posted by Fredrik Odéhn on August 11, 2000 at 14:20:28:

: Hello
: I am having problem with my Dell Dimension XPS R400 and a Adaptec 39160 SCSI
: Card. After installing my new Adaptec 39160 with a Seageta Cheeta LVD-disk
: labeled
: ST39103LW I keep getting two errors.
: First one in computer Bios.
: It says; Expansion Rom not initialized - PCI Mass Storage Controller.
: Bus:00, Device:0E, Function:01
: When I press Escape the computer boots up.
: Sometimes (Not always) Error two comes when Windows desktop appears and that
: is a blue screen that says;
: Could not write to harddrive C. Data may be lost. Press any key.
: When I press "any key" the computer starts fine.
: I also tried to start the computer with Win98 bootdisk.
: If i skip cd-rom support it works fine but if i choose with
: cd-rom support it hangs the system. Before this I used a
: 2940U2W and that one worked just fine. I have tried to
: change PCI-slots and without any other pci-card in the
: computer but still the same error :-( If i disable the card bios
: there are no Error but then I can´t boot from my
: Seagate disk. I also tried to disconnect all IDE channels but still no luck.
: Neither did it help to reset the motherboard with default values,
: configuration data or DMI events
: as I have seen as suggestion before.

: *******About my Computer;*******
: Dell Computer Corporation Dimension XPS R400 (Bios A13)
: Operating System; Win98SE
: Board: Intel Corporation SE440BX AA696089-407
: Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
: BIOS: Intel Corp. 4S4EB0X1.10A.0035.P13 09/21/99
: Processor; 400 megahertz Intel Pentium II
: 32 kilobyte primary memory cache
: 512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
: Ram; 256 Megabytes Installed Memory
: *******Drives*******
: HP CD-Writer+ 8100 [CD-ROM drive]
: NEC CD-ROM DRIVE:28C
: Generic floppy disk drive (3.5")
: Generic IDE hard disk drive Maxtor (10.09 GB)
: SEAGATE ST39103LW (9.08 GB) [Hard drive]
: *******Controllers;*******
: Floppy controller (standard) [Controller]
: Intel 82371AB/EB PCI Bus Master IDE Controller
: Primary IDE-controller (dubbel fifo) [Controller]
: Secondary IDE-controller (dubbel fifo) [Controller]
: *******Display;*******
: ASUS AGP-V3800U SGRAM v2.27 Beta 1 [Display adapter]
: Dell D1028L [Monitor]
: *******Bus Adapters*******
: 39160, AHA-3960D Ultra160 PCI SCSI Controller (Channel A)
: 39160, AHA-3960D Ultra160 PCI SCSI Controller (Channel B)
: Intel 82371AB/EB PCI for USB
: *******Multimedia;*******
: TBS Montego Gameport Interface
: TBS Montego MPU-401 Interface
: TBS Montego PCI Audio
: TBS Montego Sound Blaster Emulation
: Wave Device for Voice Modem
: *******Communication;*******
: Pegas.usB [Modem]
: Realtek RTL8029(AS) PCI Ethernet NIC
: *******Other;*******
: IR-Mate 210 [Infrared]
: Dell 101/102-keys Keyboard
: TBS Montego Multifunction PCI Platform
: EPSON Stylus COLOR 640 [Printer]
: USB Device of STMicroelectronics Soft Modem
: USB Root Hub

: Sorry if my Englich are bad but I did my best. Hope you will understand :-).
: Many thanks.
: Fredrik Odehn


go hang urself




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