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That's great news. Glad to hear the advice all worked well. I suspect the USB3 card will go just as well.YY

Yes, it did actually. Had more time and went ahead and installed it. Super easy even in a tight case.

 

JudgesChambers -- thanks for the feedback and the pictures.  Looks like you're having fun!

NP. It's been a while since I've done a build / mod. All set now. Just need 8gb of ram and maaaaybe one more drive.

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Wow, this thread is like the energizer bunny.

 

 

There is so much microserver talk I don't visit the site nearly as often as I used to. I have over 6 pages of unread threads. Well, that and work doesn't help.

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Yes, it did actually. Had more time and went ahead and installed it. Super easy even in a tight case.

 

Excellent, more good news. And yeah, it's interesting isn't it? You would think it would be hard to work in that small a case, but it's not all that bad really. Sure, there are a few steps, but a little patience goes a long way.

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hey guys, just wondering if the bios mod for n54l is exactly the same as the n40l ??

ready to get started with my n54l here---excited!

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hey guys, just wondering if the bios mod for n54l is exactly the same as the n40l ??

ready to get started with my n54l here---excited!

 

yes, I just did mine last week per above posts. Follow along to address any questions similar to mine.

Same bios version and mod. Download and flash.

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cool...checking out your posts!...is there a link to the most up-to -date mod files?

 

Ok, good info in those posts to clarify things I was foggy about.

 

I followed along with Joe Miner's review page. There's only that one file that I know of that's "current" and we all use.

 

http://homeservershow.com/hp-proliant-n40l-microserver-build-and-bios-modification-revisited.html

 

Getting all the bios files to load on the thumb drive was odd. Clicking the file did not work as it only loaded 2 files. I had to go to the temp file and run the HP exe there, which basically copies the files it's sharing the space with to the thumb drive. Sorta threw me a loop. But Joe sorta mentions that option in his text, which lead me to try it that way. Hope that makes sense...

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Why did you delete my question?

I split it off into it's own topic.

http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/5292-linux-user-getting-errors-with-modified-bios/

 

I assumed it would have notified you when I posted in the new thread.  Must not have happened.

 

As you mentioned this one is already 19 pages long and most people don't want to read the whole thing.  Separating you question into it's own topic is easier to people to find it.

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Yeah, I don't know what it is, but IPBoard has been very iffy about email notifications lately. Not just this forum, but WGS as well.... :(

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