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- David R Gibson
April 17, 2005, 1:44 am
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from the original 5GB hard disk drive which failed, so I replaced it with a
Fujitsu 10GB 2.5 inch HDD and jumpered it as Cable Select like the original,
and it worked fine in conjunction with the original UJDA150 CDROM drive. I
have now replaced the CDROM with a Hitachi-LG CDRW/DVD DRIVE GCC-4080N
(originally from a Sony Vaio laptop), using the original Compaq rear
attachment, however the Armada will not boot successfully with GCC-4080N
*attached*, but it boots successfully with it detached. I have set the HDD
jumpers to Master, Slave, then back to CS unsuccessfully.
I am unable to access the BIOS to auto-detect or save changes, because
although I previously created a BIOS partition on the Armada, and downloaded
BIOS Rompaq files from HP-Compaq, the F10 key only accesses diagnostic
utilities, not a proper BIOS setup.
Will you please tell me:
1 How to enable the 4080N to work with the Armada?
2 Tell me how to obtain the correct BIOS/Rompaq files so I can enter the
proper BIOS Setup?
David Robert Gibson