03-19-2012 04:23 PM
PCI Serial Bus Controller in slot 02, Bus:02, Device:0A, Function:00
Toshiba Satellite M45-5169
System won't boot. Can't get past error to use external floppy with emergency boot disk. Not sure if it's a BIOS or motherboard problem. Goes directly to F1 - F2 generic message. Anyone have any ideas on this?
03-20-2012 03:47 PM
UPDATE: The problem is focused in the North Bridge. Message also says the board is an EVALUATION BOARD (Goldfish). Either the ATI chipset is failing or someone incorrectly flashed the bios. This particular chipset was created just before the merger of ATI and AMD so I'm not certain if a file is available to flash the bios. The North Bridge on this machine also controls the PCI serial controller so...
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