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Last update: 13th February, 1996
The Hardware Shelf is a selection of notes organised according to affected hardware component.

CD ROM

The CD-ROM Shelf

Video Shelf

The Video Shelf

Sound Shelf

The Sound Card Shelf

Hard Disk

  • Tutorial: Getting the boot (a tutorial about hard disk issues)
  • Promise Technology Inc. Products and OS/2 Warp
  • Message - HDD Controller Failure
  • Unable to load operating system from start drive
  • Micropolis SCSI-2 HDD (1GB)
  • Ontrack Disk Manager and Warp
  • Information about Partition Magic
  • Western Digital's EIDE Backgrounder
  • FDISK related problems
  • Floppy Disk

  • 5.25" installation disks
  • Floppy drive does not recognize when a diskette is replaced
  • SYS0045 sector cannot be found
  • Swapping the A: and B: drives
  • SCSI Adapter

  • Buslogic BT946C (BTSCSI.ADD)
  • NCR (OS2CAM.ADD)
  • Using the NCR53c810 SCSI adapter with OS/2 Warp (and Linux) (OS2CAM.ADD)
  • Adaptec 1640 MCA (AHA164x.ADD)
  • Adaptec 1510/152x (AHA152x.ADD)
  • Adaptec 1542C (AHA154x.ADD)
  • Future Domain 1680 (FD16-700.ADD)
  • Message - "Drive 1 not ready, press any key"
  • SIIG SCSI-PRO XL-221 (XL221.ADD)
  • System hangs with adaptec 2740/2742 controller with CDROM attached
  • Tape Drives

  • Using Jumbo Colorado Tape Drives with OS/2
  • (10th February, 1996)

    Dualstor + IOMEGA Tape 250 Insider

  • Printer

  • Try this...
  • Canon Bubblejet - unable to find printer drivers
  • Printer does not print
  • NEC Silentwriter 2 Model 90 doesn't print with OS/2 Warp
  • Canon BJ Printer stops printing when paper size changed
  • Garbled Printing on Epson LQ-1070+ under OS/2
  • Keyboard

  • PJ16077 - GA IBMKBD.SYS can cause hang during CD install
  • Keyboard and Green AMI BIOS - an UGLY workaround
  • Mouse

  • Dell - Windows mouse driver problem
  • Logitech Mouse - Right Mouse Button Doesn't Work
  • Incomplete MOUSETYPE= statement in MOUSE.INI
  • Flaky Mouse With Windows Apps under Warp
  • BIOS

  • The BIOS Survival Guide (BIOS31.gz) (compressed with gnu zip)
  • American Megatrends Inc. (AMI BIOS) FTP site
  • Gateway 1.00.00AF1 BIOS
  • ZEOS Pantera P90 Flash BIOS
  • Value Point 6384-199 Flash BIOS
  • Pheonix BIOS and SYS errors
  • Serial

  • Tutorial: PC Communications over Modems and ISDN
  • USR Modems - bad modem ROM causes problems at higher speeds
  • A note about an internal modem on COM3.
  • LAN adapter

  • 3Com 3C509 drivers - get 3C5X9N.EXE from 3Com BBS
  • NE2000 Ethernet Adapter
  • IBM Ethernet II 10Base2 Credit Card Adapter
  • Using Warp Connect with SMC Ethernet Cards
  • Joystick

  • Tal Barenboim's note about a joystick problem.

  • PCMCIA

  • Installing PCMCIA Support in Warp on the Gateway 2000 Handbook
  • PCMCIA Support on Compaq Aero Notebooks
  • Notebook

  • Installing Warp on a Toshiba notebook
  • Toshiba 2150CDS Installation Hang
  • Toshiba 2150CDS CDROM Problems
  • Toshiba T2100 and PCMCIA FAX/modem
  • (7th February, 1996)

    PCMCIA Problem with Dell Latitude LX4xxxD

  • Motherboards

  • Pat Duffy's PCI information
  • OS/2 reboots unexpectedly on PC with Green motherboard
  • Unable to install, or load OS/2 Warp on Cyrix 486slc/40
  • (10th February, 1996)

    Green motherboard does not boot


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