Value Point 6384-199 Flash BIOS

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INSTALLING WARP ON VALUEPOINT 6384-199 (P60/D), ON DISK #1 HANGS WITH DISKETTE LIGHT ON AND LOGO DISPLAYED

Last updated: 11 Feb 1995

DESCRIPTION OF SYMPTOMS

Attempting to install OS/2 Warp on ValuePoint 6384-199 (P60/D).

Installing from diskettes. Boot from installation diskette, load disk 1 when requested disk 1 hangs with diskette light on and logo displayed.

ALT-F2 shows nothing. No driver has been loaded.

Turned off int/ext cache and shadowing ROM did not help.

RESOLUTION

These ValuePoint systems came with the Flash EEPROM level 0.13.01.AV0M and it has an AMI BIOS. User needs to download vpp60fl6.dsk [1] from the BBS in Raleigh 919-517-0001. The new BIOS is 1.00.06.AV0M.

Contact PS/VP Technical support for more informations on getting this new Flash EEPROM upgrade.

Source

ftp://software.watson.ibm.com/pub/os2/info/vp6384.txt

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