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About aoresteen
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Newnan, GA USA
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Music, Ham Radio, Computers
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Retired

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386SX No CD-ROM Option in BIOS

by aoresteen on July 6th, 2013 at 01:29 PM
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I just checked everything - cable, jumpers ect. Re-booted with OAK CDROM active in the config.sys.

When the Oak CD-ROM driver loads in the CONFIG.SYS it can't find a CD-ROM drive. Says no drives are present. No driver loaded.

Thus MSCDEX.EXE in the Autoexec.bat can't find a driver so it aborts as well.

Somehow the BIOS needs to report a CD-ROM on an IDE bus.
Like I mentioned above, I've never run an Atapi drive on a 386 but there are others who say it's

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386SX No CD-ROM Option in BIOS

by aoresteen on July 6th, 2013 at 01:23 PM
Quote Originally Posted by Stone View Post
Quote Originally Posted by aoresteen View Post
I just checked everything - cable, jumpers ect. Re-booted with OAK CDROM active in the config.sys.

When the Oak CD-ROM driver loads in the CONFIG.SYS it can't find a CD-ROM drive. Says no drives are present. No driver loaded.

Thus MSCDEX.EXE in the Autoexec.bat can't find a driver so it aborts as well.

Somehow the BIOS needs to report a CD-ROM on an IDE bus.
Like I mentioned above, I've never run an Atapi drive on a 386 but there are others who say it's

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