There is no material that is knowingly illegal here. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. But still a nice board. Well, I use a 4-floppy Compaticard in a P5-A motherboard. It takes ages to start up with the controller installed, and when it finally does, for some reason the option ROM doesn’t detect any of the drives I’m wondering if the on-board floppy controller is interfering with its operation, even though I disabled it in the system BIOS.

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The NOOB of noobs!! At any rate, if your board is anything like the P5-A, the trick is to install your floppy controller with its BIOS disabled, but otherwise at the primary floppy address 3Fx.

But the worst part is that I was intending to use it in my floppy imaging machine, to free up my AT power supply for a board, but it doesn’t work with my 4-drive floppy controller. 5aax Tools Show Printable Version.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. The tables writen on my motherboard are different so highest Mhz is Mhz, highest multiplier is 5.


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You can get it here – http: Leave your primary 5az drive A: This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Here’s an article about a guy trying to turn a rev 3.

Well, I guess if anyone’s interested in buying the board I just bought off me, I’ll listen to offers. The time now is I haven’t read further to see how it turns out, but board revisions are sometimes very simple like that.

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It is functional, but judging from the look of some of the capacitors, it could probably use a re-cap. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: I suspect you might get that under DOS using the Fa driver however.

It it does, then maybe there are DOS utilities that will take care of the extra steps. Aw, seems like this motherboard probably isn’t gonna work for me.

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Users browsing this forum: Last edited by Saotome Ranma on Results 1 to 10 of This site says the GA-5AX has native K6 Plus support – meaning you can use a regular manufacturer bios and it will work with the chip – http: Originally Posted by Chromedome Will the highways on the internets become more few?


Took me a while to actually get it booting reliably. That is a very well-laid out ATX motherboard for its time. There is one more ISA slot and one less pci slots on my motherboard.

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This site hosts no abandonware. Return to General Old Hardware. Join Date Oct Posts 2. I haven’t done a ton of research but everything I’ve read said thats the earliest version that works.

Set that to “disabled”. Here’s an example pic: Dang it, I saw that picture just now and thought, ‘Man, it’d be nice to have a Socket 7 board with an ATX rear panel and power connector,’ and now a few minutes later I own this thing: Next, go into your BIOS setup and under one of the menus you should have one that says “Onboard Floppy Controller” or something like that.