The 32GB bug in Award BIOS that prevents many users from using HDD larger than 32GB (BIOS hangs at detection) can be easily fixed in existing BIOSes. This means that if there's no BIOS for your board that supports HDDs over 32GB but supports up to 32GB, it can be fixed. The 64GB bug that causes hang at configuration table can be also fixed. Fixed and tested BIOSes will be on this page.

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These BIOSes are fixed to support HDDs over 32GB (up to 64GB) or over 64GB (up to 128GB) and are tested to work.
Use them at your own risk.

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Board BIOS ID string OEM ID string Max HDD size Added by
Abit AH6 06/27/1999-i440LX-ALi513-2A69JA1CC-KQ GREEN AGP/PCI/ISA SYSTEM patched for 128GB HDD Abit AH6 128 GB nicks
Abit AN6 03/25/98-i440FX-ALi5113-2A69HA1DC-AH GREEN PCI/ISA SYSTEM 128 GB Rainbow
Abit AX5 and PX5 11/13/1998-i430TX-W83977-2A59IA1BC-GP GREEN PCI/ISA SYSTEM (Abit AX5/PX5) with bp patch 128 GB nicks
Abit BX20 08/03/1999-i440BX-W83977-2A69KA1BC-LV GREEN AGP/PCI/ISA SYSTEM 128 GB ajz
Abit IT5H v1.5 01/21/98-i430HX-ALi5123-2A59FA1EC-CS IT5H -CS BIOS with patch for HDD to 128GB 128 GB BiosMan
Abit LX6 12/21/1999-i440LX-W977TF-2A69JA1AC-00 (lx6c_pz.b00) EVALUATION ROM - NOT FOR SALE 128 GB Rainbow
Abit PR5 01/21/98-i430VX-Ali5123-2A59GA1AC-CN ABIT-PR5 PCI/ISA SYSTEM WITH 128GB HDD PATCH 128 GB Rainbow
Acorp 5TX29 03/08/1999-i430TX-ALi513-2A59IF99C-00 FOR 5TX29 PCI/ISA/AGP MODE VER:1.3 128 GB nicks
Acorp 5TX52 07/22/1998-i430TX-2A59ISWBC-00 ACORP 5TX52 Ver:H patched for 128GB HDD by WIM's BIOS team 128 GB nicks
Acorp 5VIA77 03/23/1999-VP3-586B-W877-2A5LE00AC-00 ACORP 5VIA77 VER:A6 128 GB Rainbow
Acorp 6BX67 128KB 02/09/1999-i440BX-W977TF-2A69KF99C-00 FOR 6BX67 PCI/ISA/AGP MODE VER:1.4 128 GB ajz
Acorp 6BX67 256KB 03/08/1999-i440BX-W977TF-2A69KF9AC-00 FOR 6BX67 PCI/ISA/AGP MODE VER:1.5_C 128 GB ajz
Acorp 6LX66 07/30/1998-i440LX-ITE867-2A69JF99C-00 FOR 6LX66 AGP/PCI/ISA MODE BIOS VER:A13 128GB BETA 128 GB edwin
Aeton KIBX1/KIZX1 05/06/1999-I440BX-W977EF-2A69KTYAC-00 KIBX1/KIZX1 Ver:1.0B 128 GB Rainbow
Amptron PM9900 03/09/1999-PM9900+ITE866-2A5LEH0AC-00 PM9900 Release 03/09/1999 S - patch J.1 04/29/2001 - 64 GB Rainbow
ASK Technology TX98 09/11/1998-SiS-5598-2A5IIAT9C-00 TX98 BIOS Rev.F 12-SEP-1998 128GB patch wimsbios 128 GB edwin
Asus P/I-P55TVP4 12/29/97-82437VX-PI55TVP4C-00 #401A0-0204 - with 128GB patch - 128 GB BiosMan
Asus P/I-P5xTP4xx 12/30/97-82430FX-PI-5XTP4C-00 #401A0-0302 128 GB Rainbow
Asus P/I-P6NP5 08/12/98-i440FX-PI-P6NP5C-00 #401A0-0116 128 GB Rainbow
Asus P/I-xP55T2P4x 04/28/99-82430HX-PI55T2P4C-00 #401A0-0207-2 128 GB soupy
Asus SP97-V 03/18/99-SiS-5598-<SP97_V>C-00 #401A0-0109v-5 64 GB Rainbow
Asus TX97 11/24/98-82430TX-<<TX97>>C-00 #401A0-0112-1 64 GB Rainbow
Asus TX97-E 11/24/98-82430TX-<TX97-E>C-00 #401A0-0112e-1 128 GB Rainbow
Asus TX97-X 11/24/98-82430TX-<TX97-X>C-00 #401A0-0112x-1 128 GB Rainbow
Asus TXP4 11/24/98-82430TX-<<TXP4>>C-00 #401A0-0112l-1 - patch J.1 10/24/2001 - 64 GB Rainbow
Atrend ATC-1000 10/26/1999-i430FX-2A59CA29C-00 A-Trend ATC-1000 BIOS 128 GB Rainbow
Atrend ATC-1000+ 09/24/97-i430VX-2A59GA29C-00 ATC-1000+ BIOS VER:1.3 04 64 GB Rainbow
Atrend ATC-2000 09/24/97-i430HX-2A59FA29C-00 ATC-2000 BIOS VER:1.3 02 128 GB Rainbow
Atrend ATC-5000 06/02/1999-i430TX-S672-ATC-5000C-GV ATC-5000 VER:1.0 08 128 GB ajz
Atrend ATC-5030 04/30/1999-i430TX-SMC67X-ATC-5030C-BP ATC-5030 VER:1.0 07 GS 64 GB Rainbow
Atrend ATC-5220 v1.0 03/04/1999-MVP3-586B-SMC-ATC-5220C-GA ATC-5220 VER:1.0 08 GS patched for 128GB HDD 128 GB nicks
Atrend ATC-6120 v1.0 05/26/1999-i440LX-W977TF-ATC-6120C-A ATC-6120 VER:1.0 04 LM 128 GB Rainbow
Atrend ATC-6130 v1.0 07/22/1999-i440LX-W977TF-ATC-6130C-EB ATC-6130 VER:1.0 11 GS 128 GB Rainbow
Atrend ATC-6130 v2.0 05/28/1999-i440LX-W977TF-ATC-6130C-EJ ATC-6130 VER:2.0 05 GS patched for HDD up to 64GB 64 GB nicks
Atrend ATC-6130E 09/29/98-i440EX-W977-ATC-6130C-00 ATC-6130E VER:1.0 04 GS 128 GB ajz
Atrend BX-440B 05/25/1999-i440BX-W977TF-BX-440B-VH BX-440B VER:1.1 07 WB 64 GB Rainbow
Azza PT-6IB and PT-6IBS 08/03/1998-i440BX-W977TF-2A69KP89C-00 08/03 6BTDJ FOR 440BX JUMPERFREE (YEAR 2000 READY) 64G HDD 64 GB nicks
Azza PT-6SBT (SBTW) 04/20/1999-SiS-5600-2A6ILP8AC-00 02/23/2000 6SBTW FOR PT-6SBT (Y2K READY) 128 GB Rainbow
BCM FR500 10/21/1998-SiS-5598-W877-2A5IIG5EC-00 PENTIUM PCI/ISA SYSTEM BIOS VERSION:1.06 (#20636) patched 128 GB nicks
BCM FR550 (Micron ClientPro VXE) 06/19/98-i430TX-W83977AF-2A59IB3KC-00 Micron Electronics, Inc. Pentium BIOS Rev:M07 06/22/98 64 GB Rainbow

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