There is repaired BUG with RAID support and some others BUGs. That's your problem with upgrading firmware of HDD because your PN code is 1CH164. Use of the KT400 chipset, the motherboard supports Athlon XP on 333MHz FSB, AGP 8X interface, DDR 400 P5VD1-X BIOS 0704 Fix BIOS version error. This motherboard, although offers budget-conscious users, still offers excellent performance with 400MHz FSB, DDR 4 P4V800-X BIOS 1008 ** Please use afudos v2.07 (or later) or ASUS Update V5.21 (or higher) to 1008 BIOS update.
If the system is using an Intel processor, one may start the troubleshooting process by running the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool (see EV100489).However, several users reported that the tests were successful (no issues) even though the problem persisted.Since the current CPU is AMD Socket A and the Motherboard is ASUS Nvidia Nforce2 A7N8X-E, I checked the related information on their website.I am sorry to tell you that Nvidia claimedthat n Force2 chipset has been discontinued as of date, since the product has reached the end of life stage. Hopefully it can shed some light on the source of your problems.Please click on more to read the description before updating BIOS.
Now I have as follows: AMD Athlon 1500 Barton Asus A7N8X-X 512MB Memory (speed and make unknown but I'll find out) ATi Radeon 9700 Pro Sound Blaster Audigy 2 Platinum w/ Live!
From a newsgroup post, for an ASUS motherboard with an AMD CPU: "After three weeks of back and forth emails with MS tech support, here is the final answer that I got from them.
Admittedly, my motherboard is slightly older but it worked great with XP and I've seen plenty of other people with much more recent AMD-based motherboards complaining about the same problem.
Asus A7N8X-X Bios 1010 Support AMD Sempron CPU Specifications: The ASUS A7N8X-X Series has come with another winner to offer incredible value.
The A7N8X-X, with the n Force2 400 chipset, is ready for the newest Athlon XP processor on 400Mhz FSB.
I then tried to boot the firmware upgrade from a CD and it came up with the message: "Model ST2000DM001-1CH164 SN Z1E1MMRR FW CC43 ON Generic PCI ATA Bus 1 Device 0 No Model Matched! I then tried to boot the firmware upgrade from a CD and it came up with the message: "Model ST2000DM001-1CH164 SN Z1E1MMRR FW CC43 ON Generic PCI ATA Bus 1 Device 0 No Model Matched! Jack Hi Jack, there are two existing models of Seagate Barracuda by PN (Part Number): 1.) ST2000DM001 - 9YN164 2.) ST2000DM001 - 1CH164 ...model 1. and firmware is determined for this older model only.