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C-PKND
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Dual Pentium
II CPU Card
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USER'S MANUAL

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  • Page 1 C-PKND Dual Pentium II CPU Card ® USER’S MANUAL...
  • Page 2 TAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF USE OR DATA, INTERRUPTION OF BUSI- NESS AND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY DEFECT OR ERROR IN THIS MANUAL OR PRODUCT.
  • Page 3: Asus Contact Information

    Technical Support BBS: +1-408-474-0569 Email: tsd-usa@asus.com.tw WWW: www.asus.com ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Marketing Info Address: Harkort Str. 25, 40880 Ratingen, BRD, Germany Telephone: 49-2102-445011 Fax: 49-2102-442066 Email: info-ger@asus.com.tw Technical Support BBS: 49-2102-448690 Email: tsd-ger@asus.com.tw Hotline: 49-2102-499712 ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    How this Manual is Organized ............7 Item Checklist .................. 7 II. FEATURES ..................8 Features of the ASUS C-PKND CPU Card ........8 The ASUS C-PKND CPU Card ..........9 ASUS C-PKND CPU Card Layout ..........9 III. INSTALLATION ................10 1.
  • Page 5 Exit Without Saving ..............45 V. DESKTOP MANAGEMENT ............46 Desktop Management Interface (DMI) ..........46 Introducing the ASUS DMI Configuration Utility ..... 46 System Requirements ..............46 Using the ASUS DMI Configuration Utility ......47 Edit DMI (or delete) ............. 47 Save MIFD ................
  • Page 6: Federal Communications Commission Statement

    Canadian Department of Communications Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Cana- dian Department of Communications. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Item Checklist Please check that your package is complete. If you discover damaged or missing items, please contact your retailer. ASUS C-PKND CPU card Two sets of Retention Mechanism and Heatsink Support Support software (view FILELIST.TXT detailed contents and description) •...
  • Page 8: Features

    II. FEATURES Features of the ASUS C-PKND CPU Card The ASUS C-PKND is carefully designed for the demanding PC user who wants great versatility in the assembly of a computer system. The C-PKND: • PS/2 Connectors: Has PS/2 mouse and PS/2 keyboard connectors on card.
  • Page 9: The Asus C-Pknd Cpu Card

    II. FEATURES The ASUS C-PKND CPU Card Dual Pentium II Processor Single Edge Contact (SEC) Slots PS/2 Mouse PS/2 Keyboard Intel 440FX PCIset ASUS C-PKND CPU Card Layout Pentium II Processor Single Edge Contact (SEC) Slots PS/2 Mouse Intel 440FX PCIset...
  • Page 10: Installation

    Jumper Settings 1. CPU to BUS Frequency Ratio (JP1, JP2, JP3, JP4) These jumpers set the frequency ratio between the Internal frequency of the CPU and the External frequency (called the BUS Clock) within the CPU. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 11: System Memory (Dram/Sdram & Sram)

    2. System Memory (DRAM/SDRAM & SRAM) Refer to your baseboard’s documentation for procedures in installing memory modules. 3. External Connectors Refer to your baseboard’s documentation for instructions on connecting the ribbon cables, cabinet wires, and power supply. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Central Processing Unit (Cpu)

    III. INSTALLATION 4. Central Processing Unit (CPU) The C-PKND CPU card provides two Single Edge Contact (SEC) slots for Pentium II processors packaged in SEC cartridges. This section provides information about the C-PKND CPU card and ex- plains how to install the Pentium II processor into the CPU card, assemble the different components into the CPU card, and finally, install the CPU card into your computer.
  • Page 13: Preparing The Cpu Card For Baseboard Installation

    (2), and then on both sides, with pan head screws (3) and the plastic rings (4). 2. Install the Guide Plate: Secure the guide plate (5) in place on the edge of the CPU card with the pan head washer screws (2). ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 14 You may install an auxiliary fan, if necessary. Push each end of the clamps until they lock Push Clamp Push Clamp The Thermal Pad & SEC cartridge should not have a gap! SEC Cartridge with Heatsink (Side) SEC Cartridge with Heatsink (Top) ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Optional Aavid Heatsink

    “Unlock” to “Lock.” You will not be able to also use the heatsink support top bar because of the fan. The heatsink support top bar will, how- ever, still be included in the package, in case you use a heatsink without a fan. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 16 IMPORTANT: If you are installing only one processor, you may install it in either the right or left SEC slot. You must terminate, however, the empty slot with the ASUS C-P2T CPU termination card (7) to maintain signal strength. 6. Secure the SEC Cartridge: Secure the SEC cartridge in place by pushing the SEC cartridge locks outward so that the lock shows through the retention mechanism’s lock holes.
  • Page 17 CPU card is inserted into the baseboard. Connecting through the baseboard allows fan monitor- ing through the baseboard’s LM78. LM78 is available only on baseboards with revi- sion numbers of 2.04 and later. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Installing The Cpu Card Into Your Computer

    III. INSTALLATION Installing the CPU Card into Your Computer The ASUS C-PKND CPU card requires installation onto ASUS baseboards, which are available separately from your retailer. System Case The system case must be a full- sized server case to allow a clear- ance for the components installed on the CPU card.
  • Page 19 III. INSTALLATION Expansion Cards Pentium II Processor Heatsink 5” Baseboard 9.25” System Cabinet Clearance Area Requirement The C-PKND CPU card as assembled and installed on the baseboard. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 20: Opening The Computer

    Press the card gently but firmly until the connector is fully inserted. Do not rock the card side to side, instead press the card straight into the slot. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 21 Otherwise, proceed to the next step. 8. Lift the system case so that it sits upright. You are now finished with the installation. You may now proceed to the next step, “Power Connection Procedures.” ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Power Connection Procedures

    “You can now safely turn off your computer” message appears. BIOS Support Physically, the onboard 1MB Flash ROM chip can be used for any of the ASUS motherboards. However, the ROM must be programmed to contain BIOS for a spe- cific motherboard and CPU.
  • Page 23: Recommended Case Suppliers

    Telephone: +886-2-248-9505 Fax: +886-2-242-7304 Email: serverdept@chenbro.com.tw WWW: www.chenbro.com.tw • Server: Part Number: 9611 Chieftec Industrial Co., Ltd. Address: 6F, 242 Chang De Road, Sec. 4, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC Telephone: +886-2-883-2491 Fax: +886-2-883-2493 • Server: Part Number: AA-02W ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Bios Software

    – BIOS file for the C-PKND on the baseboard with LM78 (available on Rev. 2.04 or later baseboards) xxxxk.xxx – BIOS file for the C-PKND on the baseboard without LM78 (Rev. 1.41 or earlier baseboards) Flash Memory Writer Utility The flash memory writer utility must be run while the system is in real mode.
  • Page 25: Main Menu

    This option erases the Plug-and-Play (PnP) configuration record. 2. Update BIOS Including Boot Block and ESCD This option updates the boot block, the baseboard BIOS, and the PnP extended sys- tem configuration data (ESCD) parameter block from a new BIOS file. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 26: Managing & Updating Your Motherboard's Bios

    1. Download an updated BIOS file from the Internet (WWW or FTP) or BBS, and save it to the disk you created earlier. See ASUS Contact Information on page 3 for details. 2. Turn off your computer, open the system cabinet, and set the Flash ROM Boot Block Programming jumper of the baseboard to Program or Enabled.
  • Page 27: Bios Setup

    When you run Setup, the CMOS Setup Utility main screen displays with the follow- ing options: NOTE: The SMART ALARM (LM78) SETUP is only avaiable on baseboards with the optional onboard LM78 chip. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 28: Load Defaults

    To set the date, highlight the “Date” field and then press either <Page Up>/<Page Down> or <+>/<–> to set the current date. Follow the month, day and year format. Valid values for month, day and year are: Month: (1 to 12), Day: (1 to 31), Year: (up to 2079). ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 29 IDE hard disks; set it to Large for drives over 528MB that do not support LBA. Large type of drive can only be used with MS-DOS and is very uncommon. Most IDE drives over 528MB support the LBA mode. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 30 If you are using a VGA or any higher resolution card, choose EGA/VGA. Halt On (All Errors) This field determines which types of errors will cause the system to halt. Choose from All Errors; No Errors; All,But Keyboard; All,But Diskette; and All,But Disk/Key. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 31: Bios Features Setup

    This functions as an update loader integrated into the BIOS to supply the processor with the required data. The BIOS will load the update on all processors during sys- tem bootup in the default position of Enabled. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 32 The default setting is System, where the system prompts for the User Password every time you start your system. The other option is Setup, where the system goes through its startup routine unless the Setup utility is called, when the system prompts for the Supervisor Password. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 33 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 24, and 30. Typematic Delay (Msec) (250) This field sets the time interval in milleseconds for displaying the first and second characters. Four delay rate options are available: 250 (default), 500, 750, and 1000. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 34: Chipset Features Setup

    PCI and the DRAM to enhance the PCI bus efficiency and DRAM accessing. PCI Burst Write Combining (Enabled) The default setting of Enabled will increase the efficiency of PCI bus by combining several CPU to PCI write cycles into one. VGA performance is increased by this action. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 35 When enabled, this field allows you to connect your floppy disk drives to the onboard floppy disk drive connector instead of a separate controller card. If you want to use a different controller card to connect the floppy disk drives, set this field to Disabled. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 36 Because each IDE device may have a different Mode timing (0, 1, 2, 3, 4), it is necessary for these to be independent. The default setting of Auto will allow autodetection to ensure optimal performance. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 37: Power Management Setup

    Video Off Option (Susp,Stby –> Off ) This field determines when to activate the video off feature for monitor power management. The settings are All Modes –> Off; Always On; Suspend –> Off; and Susp,Stby –> Off . ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 38 You can individually Enable or Disable each IRQ to include in the sleep function. IRQ8 (RTC Alarm) is usually set to Disable so that any software alarm clock or event calendar can wake up the system. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 39: Pnp And Pci Setup

    ISA card that requires a unique IRQ, and you are not using an ICU, you must set the field for that IRQ to Yes. For example: If you install a legacy ISA card that requires IRQ 10, then set IRQ10 Used By ISA to Yes............................ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 40 USB devices, you can set this function to Enabled to use the onboard USB connector. Passive Release (Enabled) This function allows the passive release to be Enabled or Disabled. The default setting of Enabled allows better performance. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 41: Load Bios Defaults

    Press <Y> and then <Enter> to confirm. Press <N> and then <Enter> to abort. This feature does not affect the fields on the Standard CMOS Setup screen. NOTE: The SMART ALARM (LM78) SETUP is only avaiable on baseboards with the optional onboard LM78 chip. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 42: Smart Alarm (Lm78) Setup

    NOTE: If any of the monitored items are out of range during system bootup, you will be prompted by this message: “Hardware Monitor found an error, enter POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP for details.” The bottom of the screen will instruct you to “Press F1 to continue, DEL to enter SETUP.” ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 43: Supervisor Password And User Password

    “Enter Password” prompt appears. A message confirms the password has been disabled. NOTE: If you forget the password, see Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in section III of the baseboard maual for procedures on clearing the CMOS. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 44: Ide Hdd Auto Detection

    The autodetection feature can only detect one set of parameters for a particular IDE hard drive. Some IDE drives can use more than one set. This should not be a prob- lem if the drive is new and contains nothing. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 45: Save & Exit Setup

    Select this option to exit the Setup utility without saving the modifications you specify during the current session. To exit without saving, highlight the “Exit Without Sav- ing” option on the main screen and then press <Enter>. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...
  • Page 46: Desktop Management

    V. DESKTOP MANAGEMENT Desktop Management Interface (DMI) Introducing the ASUS DMI Configuration Utility This motherboard supports DMI within the BIOS level and provides a DMI Con- figuration Utility to maintain the Management Information Format Database (MIFD). DMI is able to autodetect and record information pertinent to a computer’s system, such as the CPU type, CPU speed, and internal/external frequencies, and memory size.
  • Page 47: Using The Asus Dmi Configuration Utility

    V. DESKTOP MANAGEMENT Using the ASUS DMI Configuration Utility Edit DMI (or delete) To move the cursor or insertion point, use the <Left Arrow> or <Right Arrow> keys for the top menu items and the <Up Arrow> and <Down Arrow> keys for the left menu items.
  • Page 48: Save Mifd

    Load BIOS Defaults You can load the BIOS defaults from a MIFD file and can clear all user modified and added data. You must restart your computer for the defaults to be saved back into the Flash BIOS. ASUS C-PKND User’s Manual...