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SubjectRe: Am486/100 writeback processor reboot woes
On Sun, 20 Oct 1996, Ted Garrett wrote:

> Richard Adams wrote:
> The problem is the motherboard's BIOS. Some motherboards support
> soft-reboot and some
> don't. I had this problem running an AMD486/100 with an early AWARD
> bios. Got a new motherboard running a later revision of AWARD bios, and
> it went away. Later changed to yet another motherboard running AMI
> bios, and the problem didn't come back. Now I test
> every motherboard I get, and if it doesn't reboot correctly, I send it
> back.

Ahha! I have Award bios too (feb 95 release I think). Do you think there
could be any way around this problem, I'd like to try because I can't
send my motherboard back any more and I don't plan to buy a new one
either, because it's otherwise just fine.

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