looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

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looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby amstrad1640 » 2018-3-06 @ 19:29

Hi,
I need a bios Dump for my VLB Trident 9400cxi, or where can i find it?
I must to change my bios chip because my bios is dead.

The bios version is :

Trident ver. VL4.7
©94 trident microsystem
©90 phoenix technologies

I have the isa version 4.3 ( from Here ) but it's for isa 16bit trident video card not for 32bit VL trident video card
Thanks
JM
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Re: looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby croton64 » 2018-3-06 @ 20:20

Hi,
i think i've one of those... but don't know how to dump the bios. If you could help me with that.. i'll upload it.

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Re: looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby quicknick » 2018-3-06 @ 22:15

Here's the bios from a SPEA Vega Pro (Trident 9440A, VLB) if you want to try. Hope it helps, sorry if it doesn't.
VLB VGA SPEA Vega Pro Trident.rar
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Re: looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby keropi » 2018-3-06 @ 22:44

I have a 9400CXi VLB card, I will dump the BIOS tomorrow morning when I am at the same place as the card ;)
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Re: looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby keropi » 2018-3-06 @ 23:16

Turns out there is a copy of the 4.7 BIOS on vgamuseum.info 's Trident TGUI9400CXi page

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U¦@‰I740007,**  RESERVED FOR IBM COMPATIBILITY **-  _12/17/93   VL4.7      ‚rCopyright 1988-1991 TRIDENT MICROSYSTEMS INC.


so no need to dump anything :)
It's the 2nd time the site proved useful today, awesome!
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Re: looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby amstrad1640 » 2018-3-08 @ 20:46

Thanks alls :happy:
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Re: looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby amstrad1640 » 2018-3-12 @ 22:23

Sorry but why the bios is in VBI et not in BIN ? can i use this bios file with Vellon VP 290 or all eprom programmer?
I don't have eeprom programmer, i must to buy one.
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Re: looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby amstrad1640 » 2018-3-21 @ 11:54

Hi,
why the bios is .vbi and not .bin or .rom ?
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Re: looking for Bios Dump of the VLB Trident 9400cxi

Postby keropi » 2018-3-21 @ 11:55

yes it's the same, just rename it to bin/rom/whatever you want it will work
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