The Sgi VW320 and it's quad processor cousin the VW540 has no BIOS.
It uses a real Unix style PROM and a small program called ARCLDR.EXE
to enable Windows to boot. I've used Tyan Thunder boards and the
320/540 is no where close to a standard Tyan board.
On 4/27/06, Ken Seefried <ken at seefried.com> wrote:
I'm totally unfamiliar with the VW320 (which means
this is undoubtedly
useless advice), but at least some of the SGI Visual Workstations were
secretly Tyan Thunder 2500 (aka S1867) based, and could be flashed to a far
more forgiving Tyan BIOS. Perhaps there's a similar sheep in wolves
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