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Re: S3 Trio64V+ corruption/garbled text on boot

Hey man, I understand all of that, really :) I did it after The Snake Rider told me to go ahead, but BEFORE AlexZ, yourself, canthearu etc.. told me NOT to do it. Had I seen all those messages, I wouldn't have done it. My understanding was that it was a proper case for a bake trial, that was wrong, …

Re: S3 Trio64V+ corruption/garbled text on boot

In any case I'd rather not have killed the card, so as said this will probably my only electronics cooking experience :) and I'll try to save it someday. I probably wouldn't bother trying to fix it now. S3 Trio/Virge PCI cards are a dime a dozen. Just get another and move on with life. As said I …

Re: S3 Trio64V+ corruption/garbled text on boot

yeah it was an experiment on a card I don't give many shits about. I did it straightaway after asking and being told to bake it, and before everyone else told me NOT to bake it. of course putting a card in the kitchen oven doesn't sound like normal and a proper fix, but it somewhat was the real …

Re: S3 Trio64V+ corruption/garbled text on boot

Sorry guys, guess I should have waited for confirmation but that baking stuff I've read so many success stories about, it was such a stupid yet amazing solution (or was it amazingly stupid?) that I just had to try it. 8 minutes at 200°C, aaaaand....it's dead. VGA failure beep codes on boot. Guess I …

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