Aeridyne Posted March 22, 2019 Share Posted March 22, 2019 (edited) So I have this HP laptop that I would like to put 98 on. HP nx6110. I have gotten 98 to install using a 98 disk with LoneCrusader's extra chipset stuff on there. There aren't many options in BIOS and I was afraid it would have serious issues, it does run though. I tried /p i on the install first but that didn't work, it would hang at about 14 minutes left on "installing hardware" and reboot over and over. Using no switches worked and it installed to my surprise. I turned off legacy USB and execute disable and I think that's it. There were no power options to disable ACPI or any other power options. I installed unofficial service pack 3 main updates, nusb, and direct x 9.0c. Then installed display doctor to get video going and that is seemingly working good so far. One yellow exclamation I would like to get rid of on one of the "motherboard resources" with a resource conflict I'm not sure how to resolve. Now to the stuff I'm really stuck on other than the resource conflict that doesn't seem to stop it from working. Audio & network drivers. I took pictures of the chips but seems I'd have to make them super small to post here, so I'll just put the numbers on them up. Intel chip - 915 Intel 82801FBM F603ID14 SL89K '03 ADI - sound chip (Soundmax) 1032AR 0604 21443 Broadcom Gigabit ethernet (Net Xtreme I think) Broadcom BCM4401KFBG RS0602 P20 767875 E1 Intel Wifi mini-pci card (believe this is an intel 2915) Spares No: 390685-001 Assembly No:390427-001 Sound - I've tried a bunch of soundmax drivers to no avail. Couple of them would go through the install but them come up and say "no adi codec" and wouldn't actually work on reboot. Tried: 5.12.01.5250, something .3890 / adi1888_7154_win98 which is a great one that has worked on a bunch of 800 series adi chips that nothing else worked on, Dell's 5.12.01.3503 (R41863) and a few others. No joy. I tried looking up the 1032AR chip and it seems to be on Adi's site but can't find SQUAT on what else it would be called or leads on any specific drivers for it. HP's site isn't specific at all either to help identify it. Just adi ac'97 is all it says and 2000 is the oldest driver there unfortunately. Sounds is almost always the biggest pita I swear. I would be so amazing if someone made a universal 98SE sound driver package. Network - I have a number of broadcom netxtreme drivers but none of them worked for some reason. Looked around for 4401 drivers and found many that said they had 98 drivers but didn't. Haven't found any 4401 that actually DO. Wireless - Think this is an intel 2915 wireless, pretty much same here, can't find 98 drivers for it, if they exist. I'd really like to at the very least get sound going if nothing else. Wired ethernet would be a nice 2nd and the longshot wireless last but would be extra cool if it did work. Edited March 22, 2019 by Aeridyne Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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