I have an old computer with an Intel CC820 motherboard (Pentium III @500 Mhz; 512 Mb RAM) still happily but somewhat slowly running Windows XP.
When I tried to install Linux the system stopped indicating that my BIOS (ver. P06) was too old and that I needed to update it to a post-year-2000 version.
On the Intel support pages I found BIOS P09 but I absolutely cannot get the update software (P09-bios.exe) to work.
I have followed the instructions but the system does not see the floppy as a bootable device. This is the sequence I followed:
If I boot from a: the system seems to respond correctly at first (autoexec.bat seems to run properly) but then it stops and requires that a bootable disk be introduced in a: ........................
Can someone please help? Thanks in advance