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Re: problem in booting


This sounds a lot like a dead battery.  Your CMOS settings are lost when
the machine is powered down for a lengthy time.  Pop open the cover, find
the battery, ease it out with non-metallic object, and replace.


Sanjeev Gupta
Linux MVP brainbench.com

On Mon, 20 Aug 2001, Rana Biswas wrote:

> Dear Sir,
> I have i810 motherboard,with AMIBIOS. When I boot
> after long time, I get following error:
> CMOS Settings Wrong.
> Press F1 to Run Setting.
> Press F2 to load default values and continue.
> If I press F1 and I can see that date has been
> changed.
> If I exit from BIOS setting without changing any
> setting for CPU, then while booting it gives following
> error message:
> Wrong CPU speed selected.
> Now there is no provision to change the CPU speed.
> Only thing here I can change is overclocking. What I
> do is press page down once and then page up to revert
> back to old setting.
> Now when I exit from BIOS setting and reboot, the
> computer boots properly.
> After booting once successfully, if I reeboot, I get
> no problem and the booting process is through.
> If I press F2 after error message above, and load
> Linux (PCQ Linux 7.1), it gives error in loading USB
> module and Sound module.
> Please help, to get rid of the problem.
> Regards,
> Rana Biswas
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