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Re: [OT] Cannot save BIOS settings



On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 16:51 -0500, James He wrote:
> Hi, all!
> 
> This might be off-topic, but since we are running FC on this machine,
> so maybe you can help.
> 
> I replaced a bad motherboard with a new one for one computer and the
> computer started to be working again. The only problem now is that I
> am not able to save the BIOS(Phoenix) setting on that computer, that
> is to say, the default setting will always come back automatically.
> This is not acceptable, for we need to boot the computer from network,
> but the default booting sequence prefers to boot from hard disk, on
> which we do have a bootable operating system.
> 
> The BIOS reset jumper is in its normal place, and I even changed the
> battery on the motherboard to see how it goes -- the problem remained.
> 
You do not state what motherboard you are using.
Some motherboards have jumpers to write protect the bios.  Others have a
similar setting in the bios itself.

Check that and see if you can find anything that makes a difference.

> Thanks in advance!
> 
> --
> Best regards,
> 
> James He
> 


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