XP 2800 on EPOX 8RDA+

  theone 21:45 22 Dec 2003

Upgraded from Athlon 1.3 to a Athlon XP 2800 on a EPOX 8RDA+ M/B.


HD = Maxtor 120 Gb (Primary Master)

Sony DVD RW (Sec Master)

Creative DVD.(Sec Slave)

2 x 256 DR mem (3200)

PNY Verto 128Mb AGP Graphics

The problem is that I get an error "ntoskrnl is missing please replace file".

If I reboot and enter the BIOS\Advanced Chipset and set the FSB to 100 Mhz it will boot up ok
but this shows the CPU as 1250, not 2800+

Any ideas greatly appreciated

  VoG II 21:51 22 Dec 2003
  theone 22:52 22 Dec 2003

No joy with that Vog. Hunted around a bit on the MS support pages as I have Win2k not XP

Tried copying the ntoskernl.exe from my other WIN2k machine TNA same problem when I set the Adv Chipset FSB in the BIOS to above 133 Mhz.

I'll try one of the EPOX forums and AMD next



  rubella 23:55 22 Dec 2003

the clock FSB should be set at 166MHz, with a multiplier of 13.5 for a thoroughbred core and 12.5 for a barton.

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