Updating ibm bios
There is, however, a 975X7AB-2.0-8EKRS2H version of my motherboard, which makes the correct identification of my motherboard very important when it comes to finding and downloading the correct BIOS update file. Failing to research or understand the BIOS update details Even properly researching the changes in the BIOS upgrades may not be enough to completely understand exactly was changed.
Often these BIOS upgrade notes are written by techs with little or poor knowledge of English and rarely are the details noted in full. Even after learning that an E6400 is an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU and S3 is one of four sleep functions in the PC's power settings, you then need to know if you have an E6400 CPU.
The first line in the upper left portion of the screen shows the BIOS maker and version.
The second line shows the motherboard model, BIOS version and date.
Click here for content images (can be used to create replacements).
The only way to know for sure your motherboard make is to pop off the side panel or open the case and take a peek.
The first BIOS revision (01/10/84) does not have the problem.
Substituting the IBM BIOS with a third-party one, is a known workaround.
The initial POST screen and BIOS scan makes no mention of one either.
The full model name of my board is 975X7AB-8EKRS2H.
For the purposes of this article I am going to assume that you understand the risks of flashing your BIOS and have a good reason for upgrading your existing BIOS.