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First post, by Babasha

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In DOS time there been third-party utility for video BIOS loading without flash, just direct from command line or as device driver from config.sys

Now i need it and completely forgot it name(((

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Reply 1 of 4, by Jo22

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Hi there! Yes, there two kinds, I think.
a) VESA VBE TSRs (they install VESA BIOS extension in RAM)
b) Utilities that copied VGA BIOS into RAM

Then, there were shadow ram utilities that moved ROM code into the 640-1MB region.

I forgot the name of b), though. My OAK VGA has it on diskette, though.

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Reply 3 of 4, by Babasha

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Gmlb256 wrote on 2022-06-08, 18:52:

SVBL (Shadow Video BIOS Loader), but it only works with Intel 430 and SiS 496/497 chipsets.

Tnx! I have a Intel 430NX, 430TH and 430HX motherboards… give it a try!)

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Reply 4 of 4, by Gmlb256

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Babasha wrote on 2022-06-08, 19:25:
Gmlb256 wrote on 2022-06-08, 18:52:

SVBL (Shadow Video BIOS Loader), but it only works with Intel 430 and SiS 496/497 chipsets.

Tnx! I have a Intel 430NX, 430TH and 430HX motherboards… give it a try!)

You're welcome! 😀