Intel D945GNT and 5A POST code

Discussion in 'Technical Support' started by rob07mxa, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. rob07mxa

    rob07mxa

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    Hi,

    After updating the BIOS to the latest release, the boot process of a new build system suffered from long delay around (2 mins:18 sec) where it hangs up at POST code 5A (= Resetting PATA/SATA bus and all devices).

    When I disconnected the PATA DVD-ROM (Pioneer 112BK), the system booted up in less than 5 secs. Intel has addressed this problem in previous BIOS releases, but I do not think the compatibility problem was fully resolved.

    I am searching for DVD Writer that is fully compatible with the motherboard D945GNT and can work under Linux.

    Is there any recommendation for a certain make?

    Many thanks
     
    rob07mxa, Feb 22, 2008
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