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TI6NL
Pentium II 440LX ATX Motherboard
User's Manual
Version 2.0A

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    TI6NL Pentium II 440LX ATX Motherboard User's Manual Version 2.0A...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    5.10 J18, J17: EIDE Connectors ........... 21 5.11 J19: Chassis Fan Power Connector........23 5.12 J20: Front Bezel Connectors ..........23 5.13 JP2: Wake on LAN Connector ..........25 5.14 JP5: CPU Voltage Testing Connector ........25 5.15 JP6: SB-Link Connector............26 TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    6.13 HDD Low Level Format ............50 6.14 Save & Exit Setup..............51 6.15 Exit Without Saving...............51 Chapter 7 LANDesk User’s Guide ....... 52 7.1 Introduction ................53 7.2 Installation ................54 Appendix ................59 A. Slot 1 Retention Mechanism ............59 TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 5: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 1 Introduction This manual is designed to give you information on the TI6NL motherboard. It is divided into the following sections: • • • • Introduction • • • • Specifications • • • • Hardware Description •...

  • Page 6: Chapter 2 Specifications

    Chapter 2 Specifications Chapter 2 Specifications The TI6NL is a high-performance ATX 440LX motherboard with a Slot 1 connector for Pentium II processors. It offers flexibility in terms of CPU frequency and main memory type and size. The main features of the...

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    3D graphics capabilities including support for z-buffering, alpha blending and faster texture mapping. Expansion Slots Five PCI 32-bit slots Two ISA 16-bit slots One AGP slot Form Factor ATX, 12” x 6.9” (30.5cm x 17.5cm) TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 8: Chapter 3 Hardware Description

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description Chapter 3 Hardware Description This chapter briefly describes each of the major features of the TI6NL motherboard. The layout of the board in Figure 1 shows the location of the key components. The topics covered in this chapter are as follows: 3.1 Processor..................6...

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    Chapter 3 Hardware Description Figure 1: Layout of the TI6NL Motherboard TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 10: Processor

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description 3.1 Processor The TI6NL motherboard is designed to take a Pentium II processor running 233MHz/266MHz/300MHz/333MHz with its Slot 1 processor connector. 3.2 L2 Cache The L2 cache is integrated in the Pentium II processor. 3.3 Main Memory...

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    160MB 32MB 32MB ----- 72MB 64MB 32MB ----- 104MB 128MB 32MB ----- 168MB 32MB 32MB 80MB 64MB 32MB 112MB 128MB 32MB 176MB 32MB 32MB 16MB ----- 80MB 64MB 32MB 16MB ----- 112MB 128MB 32MB 16MB ----- 176MB TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    32MB 192MB 128MB 64MB 32MB 32MB 256MB 64MB 64MB 64MB ----- 192MB 128MB 64MB 64MB ----- 256MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 256MB 128MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 320MB 128MB 128MB 128MB ----- 384MB 128MB 128MB 128MB 128MB 512MB TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 13: Bios

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description 3.4 BIOS The BIOS on the TI6NL motherboard provides the standard BIOS functions plus the following additional features: 1. ISA Plug and Play (PnP) Extension Unlike PCI cards that are Plug and Play, ISA cards require setting jumpers to resolve hardware conflicts.

  • Page 14: Onboard Multi-i/o

    Real Time Clock IRQ9 Software Redirected to Int 0Ah IRQ10 Reserved IRQ11 Reserved IRQ12 Reserved IRQ13 Co-Processor IRQ14 Primary IDE IRQ15 Secondary IDE IRQ3 INTERRUPT IRQ4 Serial Port #1 IRQ5 INTERRUPT IRQ6 Floppy Disk Controller IRQ7 Parallel Port #1 TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 15: Onboard Pci-ide

    Clear Math Coprocessor Busy Signal 0F1h Reset Math Coprocessor 1F0h - 1F7h IDE Interface 2F8h - 2FFh Serial Port #2(COM2) 378h - 3FFh Parallel Port #1(LPT1) 3F0h - 3F7h Floppy Disk Controller 3F8h - 3FFh Serial Port #1(COM1) TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 16: Chapter 4 Configuring The Motherboard

    Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard The following sections describe the necessary procedures and proper jumper settings to configure the TI6NL motherboard. For the locations of the jumpers, refer to Figure 2. 4.1 CPU Frequency Select: SW1(1-8) ...........14 4.2 Clear CMOS Select: JP7............14...

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    Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard Figure 2: Jumper Location on the TI6NL TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 18: Cpu Frequency Select: Sw1(1-8)

    Do not clear the CMOS RAM unless it is absolutely necessary. You will lose your password, etc. Jumper Setting Function pin 1-2: short Normal 1 2 3 pin 2-3: short Clear CMOS NOTE: To clear CMOS, the ATX-power connector should be disconnected from the motherboard. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 19: Chapter 5 Installation

    Chapter 5 Installation Chapter 5 Installation This chapter describes the interface that the TI6NL provides for creating a working system. Refer to Figure 3 for the location of the connectors. The following items are covered in this chapter: 5.1 I/O Connectors ................ 17 5.2 J1: PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Connectors.....

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    Chapter 5 Installation Figure 3: Connector Location on the TI6NL TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 21: I/o Connectors

    Chapter 5 Installation 5.1 I/O Connectors The I/O connectors connect the TI6NL to the most common peripherals. To attach cables to these connectors, carefully align Pin 1 of the cables to that of the connectors. Refer to Figure 4 for the location and orientation of the connectors.

  • Page 22: J2, J3: Serial Ports

    Chapter 5 Installation 5.3 J2, J3: Serial Ports The onboard serial ports of the TI6NL, J2 and J3, are two DB-9 external connectors. The following table shows the pin-out assignments of the these connectors. Signal Name Pin # Pin #...

  • Page 23: J4: Usb Connector

    USB- USB+ Ground PORT1 5.6 J6: Floppy Drive Connector J6 of the TI6NL is a 34-pin header and will support up to 2.88MB floppy drives. The following table shows its pin-out assignments. Signal Name Pin # Pin # Signal Name...

  • Page 24: J9: Atx Power Supply Connector

    Ir TX 5.9 J16: CPU Fan Power Connector J16 is a 3-pin header for the CPU fan power connector. The fan must be a 12V fan. J16 Pin # Signal Name Rotation +12V 1 2 3 Ground TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 25: J18, J17: Eide Connectors

    Host data 0 Host data 15 Ground DRQ0 Ground Host IOW Ground Host IOR Ground IOCHRDY Host ALE DACK0 Ground IRQ14 No connect Address 1 No connect Address 0 Address 2 Chip select 0 Chip select 1 Activity Ground TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Host data 0 Host data 15 Ground DRQ0 Ground Host IOW Ground Host IOR Ground IOCHRDY Host ALE DACK1 Ground MIRQ0 No connect Address 1 No connect Address 0 Address 2 Chip select 0 Chip select 1 Activity Ground TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 27: J19: Chassis Fan Power Connector

    Power LED and Keylock Speaker Speaker: Pins 1 - 4 This connector provides an interface to a speaker for audio tone generation. An 8-ohm speaker is recommended. J20 Pin # Signal Name Speaker out No connect Ground TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Turbo LED Connector: Pins 8 and 18 There is no turbo/deturbo function on the motherboard. The Turbo LED on the control panel will always be On when attached to this connector. J20 Pin # Signal Name Ground TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 29: Jp2: Wake On Lan Connector

    5VSB that has 200mA. JP2 Pin # Signal Name +5VSB Ground Wake on LAN 5.14 JP5: CPU Voltage Testing Connector JP5 is a 10-pin connector used for testing CPU voltages. This connector should not be short/closed. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 30: Jp6: Sb-link Connector

    5.15 JP6: SB-Link Connector The following table shows the pin out assignments of this connector. This connector is used for the Creative Sound AWE64D PCI sound card. JP6 Pin # Signal Name GNTA# Ground No Connect REQA# Ground SERIRQ# TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 31: Chapter 6 Bios Configuration

    PCI/VGA Palette Snoop OS Select for DRAM > 64MB Video BIOS Shadow C8000 - CBFFF Shadow/DC000 - DFFFF Shadow 6.5 Chipset Features Setup ............38 Auto Configuration DRAM Cycle Speed Selection MA Wait State CPU to PCI IDE Posting TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN Resume by Ring Resume by Alarm Reload Global Timer Events 6.7 PNP/PCI Configuration ............44 PNP OS Installed Resources Controlled by Reset Configuration Data IRQ3/4/5/7/9/10/11/12/14/15, DMA0/1/3/5/6/7 assigned to PCI IDE IRQ Map To Used MEM base addr TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 33: Table Of Contents

    UART Mode Select Parallel Port Mode 6.11 Supervisor / User Password........... 49 6.12 IDE HDD Auto Detection ............. 50 6.13 HDD Low Level Format............50 6.14 Save & Exit Setup ..............51 6.15 Exit Without Saving .............. 51 TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 34: Bios Introduction

    <PgUp> and <PgDn> keys to change entries, <F1> for help and <Esc> to quit. When you enter the Setup utility, the Main Menu screen will appear on the screen. The Main Menu allows you to select from various setup functions and exit choices. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    CMOS settings that resets your system to its default. We strongly recommend that you avoid making any changes to the chipset defaults. These defaults have been carefully chosen by both Award and your system manufacturer to provide the absolute maximum performance and reliability. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 36: Standard Cmos Setup

    Sun to Sat Month : 1 to 12 Date : 1 to 31 Year : 1994 to 2079 To set the date, highlight the “Date” field and use the PageUp/ PageDown or +/- keys to set the current time. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    LANDZ : SECTOR : Number of sectors SIZE : Automatically adjust according to the configuration MODE (for IDE HDD only) : Auto Normal (HD < 528MB) Large (for MS-DOS only) (HD > 528MB and supports Logical Block Addressing) TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    The system boot will not be halted for a disk error; it will stop for all other errors. All, But Disk/Key The system boot will not be halted for a key- board or disk error; it will stop for all others. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 39: Bios Features Setup

    DRAM into cache memory, for even faster access by the CPU. These items allow you to enable (speed up memory access) or disable the cache function. By default, these items are Enabled. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Typematic Rate Setting When disabled, continually holding down a key on your keyboard will generate only one instance. When enabled, you can set the two typematic controls listed next. By default, this field is set to Disabled. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    RAM. Video Shadow will increase the video speed. C8000 - CBFFF Shadow/DC000 - DFFFF Shadow Shadowing a ROM reduces the memory available between 640KB to 1024KB. These fields determine whether optional ROM will be copied to RAM or not. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 42: Chipset Features Setup

    When enabled, the CPU to PCI IDE posting cycles are treated as normal I/O write transactions. The default setting is Enabled. System BIOS Cacheable When enabled, access to the system BIOS ROM addressed at F0000H-FFFFFH are cached, provided that the cache controller is disabled. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    PCI memory address range dedicated for graphics memory address space. Host cycles that hit the aperture range are forwarded to the AGP without any translation. The options available are 4M, 8M, 16M, 32M, 64M, 128M and 256M. The default setting is 64M. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    (revolution per minute) for the CPU fan and Chassis fan as monitored by the optional hardware monitoring IC. VCCP / VTT / VCC3 These optional and read-only fields show the current voltages in the voltage regulators and power supply as monitored by the optional hardware monitoring IC. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 45: Power Management Setup

    Each of the ranges are from 1 min. to 1hr. Except for HDD Power Down which ranges from 1 min. to 15 min. (Default) NOTE: In order to enable the CPU overheat protection feature, the Power Management field should not be set to Disabled. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Throttle Duty Cycle When the system enters Doze mode, the CPU clock runs only part of the time. You may select the percent of time that the clock runs. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    BIOS to make the system more scheduleable. By degault, this field is set to Disabled. Reload Global Timer Events When enabled, an event occurring on each listed device restarts the global timer for Standby mode. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 48: Pnp/pci Configuration

    This field allows you to determine whether to reset the configuration data or not. The default value is Disabled. IRQ3/4/5/7/9/10/11/12/14/15, DMA0/1/3/5/6/7 assigned to These fields allow you to determine the IRQ/DMA assigned to the ISA bus and is not available to any PCI slot. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    IDE channels are IRQ14 for primary and IRQ15 for secondary. Used MEM base addr Select a base address for the memory area used by any peripheral that requires high memory. The default setting is N/A. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 50: Load Bios Defaults, Load Setup Defaults

    ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Load BIOS Defaults except Standard CMOS Setup To load SETUP defaults value to CMOS SRAM, enter “Y”. If not, enter “N”. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 51: Integrated Peripherals, Ide Hdd Block Mode, Ide Primary/secondary Master/slave Pio

    When Auto is selected, the BIOS will select the best available mode. IDE Primary/Secondary Master/Slave UDMA These fields allow your system to improve disk I/O throughput to 33Mb/sec with the Ultra DMA/33 feature. The options are Auto and Disabled. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    This field determines the UART mode in your computer. The settings are Normal, IrDA and ASKIR. The default value is Normal. Parallel Port Mode This field allows you to determine parallel port mode function. Normal Printer Port Enhanced Parallel Port Extended Capabilities Port TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 53: Supervisor / User Password

    Enter Password: LOAD BIOS DEFAULTS SAVE & EXIT SETUP LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS EXIT WITHOUT SAVING ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Change / Set / Disable Password TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 54: Ide Hdd Auto Detection, Hdd Low Level Format

    This option should only be used by a professional. Low-level formatting can cause irreparable damage to your hard disk. The procedures include selecting the drive you want to low-level format, determining the bad tracks, and proceeding with pre-formatting. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 55: Save & Exit Setup, Exit Without Saving

    Quit Without Saving (Y/N)? N LOAD BIOS DEFAULTS SAVE & EXIT SETUP LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS EXIT WITHOUT SAVING ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Abandon all Data & Exit Setup TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 56: Chapter 7 Landesk User's Guide

    The following items are covered in this chapter: 7.1 Introduction ................53 7.2 Installation ................54 7.2.1 Installing the Local Version of LDCM ......55 7.2.2 Installing the Administrative Version of LDCM...57 LANDesk is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 57: Introduction

    Hardware System: a DMI BIOS is required for full LDCM functionality For network computers, the following requirements also apply: Protocols: IPX or IP (WinSock-enabled) communication protocol loaded on the client Hardware Interfaces: a network card for communication on the network TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 58: Installation

    During Setup, you will be asked to install Internet Explorer 3.02 in order to continue, or else Setup will be aborted. LDCM supports various languages and will default to English if it is unable to load ‘language.dl’.. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Double Click on ‘LANDesk Client Manager’ in the initial screen and the following screen will appear. Double click on the local version of LANDesk Client Manager. When the Welcome screen appears, click on “Next” to continue with Setup. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Manager. Click “Browse” if you want to change the directory suggested. Otherwise, click “Next” to start installing LDCM. When Setup is finished, changes will have been made to the file AUTOEXEC.BAT. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Click on “Next” to continue. The screen below allows you to install the documentation in Adobe Acrobat format and the Adobe Acrobat Reader software. Select the options you need and click on “Next” to start the installation. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 LANDesk User’s Guide After LANDesk Client Manager Setup is complete, restart your computer to be able to use the LANDesk Client Manager. TI6NL User’s Manual...

  • Page 63: Appendix

    To install the Slot 1 mechanism, fasten it with the four screws from underneath the motherboard. Refer to the drawing below. To release the CPU module from the retention mechanism, press the two sides of the module. Refer to the drawing below. TI6NL User’s Manual...

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