Mobo question [ 80 Port Debug Led ]

Cosmin

Graphic Designer
#1
So , I own an Epox 8RDA+
On it's small display ( placed on downright of device ) shows a message which I cannot entirely understand so here it is :
FF ( on display ) and FFh ( manual - glosary ) = Boot attempt ( INT 19h ) - so what this means ?
Attached a pic ( modified by me ) for more detail ..
Thanks :)
 
#2
Well, it's a debug display. If the computer halts before booting you can see where it stopped and look up the error number in the manual. Very useful. :)
 

Howling Wolf

We did not deserve this !
#4
Yes, I agree with SkazzyUK, what a good job you've done for us to see !
Really nice illustration for your question, and nice feature btw ! ;)
 

Taurus

hardware monkey
#5
haha, nice

"80 port".. what could this mean? the only thing that comes to mind is the ide cable issue. your harddrive might be using a 40-conductor cable which the motherboard won't allow. you need an 80-conductor.

check out an old post of mine which might help you find out if that's your problem.
 
#6
No, "80 port" more likely referrs to the computer using IO port 80 to generate the data or something like that. Useless info to the common user. :)
 

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