Subject: BIOS 27A AND 28A could CORRUPT SYSTEM TIME AND DATE
Updated PC Server RETAIN Tip:
Record number: H015613
Hit count: UHC00010
Success count: USC0000
Publication code: PC50
Date created: O98/12/23
Date last altered: A99/02/09
Owning B.U.: USA
Abstract: BIOS 27A AND 28A could CORRUPT SYSTEM TIME AND DATE
System experiencing invalid time and date regardless the year.
PROBLEM ISOLATION AIDS:
a PC Server 320, Type 8640, any PCI/Micro Channel Model.
a PC Server 520, Type 8641, any PCI/Micro Channel Model.
Download and apply the latest BIOS for the Planar from the following URL:
Search on either "PC Server 320 BIOS" or "PC Server 520 BIOS"
Validate the fix immediately after the new BIOS update is complete.
Simply set the system time to 19:00 and reboot the system within 1 minute, then re-check the time.
Make sure BIOS 1A, Read Real Time Clock call (AH=2) is not used in the time period from 19:00 to 19:05, inclusively. Including power on or reboot the machine to load Operating System.
BIOS could corrupt the Real Time Clock's time and date registers if the following event occur:
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