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Old 01-10-2007, 09:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello guys, i have a specific question

I have an old K7S5A, Elitegroup motherboard and i want to use it for a routerboard with Mikrotik RouterOS. The thing is that i have to plug in a agp graphic card only to start the computer, after that i have no use of the card. Somewhere i heard that is possible to mod/hack the bios so you can start the motherboard without a graphic card. If someone has experience in this it would be very helpfull.

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Old 01-10-2007, 02:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would think there is no way to boot a motherboard without a graphics card or an onboard VGA chip.
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Old 01-10-2007, 03:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ive heard of this for old server systems that people dont need monitors for, there is a way to jump certain circuits on the mobo to do this. i dont have a link but when i get a min ill look around, but its out there.
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Old 01-10-2007, 07:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Like KingX13 said, I've heard about people doing this, but can't remember where. I'll have a look round too.

I seem to remember it involving either soldering on links or getting the ol' conductive pen out, but as long as you've got a steady hand, you'll be fine...
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