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EBIOS read error: Error 0x31 Block 0x0 Sectors 0

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in uefi bios of the z77 im found in advanced mode, in tab peripherals well down a option to configure how its treated the usb devices conected to the motherboard.
by default alll figure as auto
the card appear as "Generic Storage Device 0.00" and i set to FDD or CDROM type , save and reboot
voila no more error message "EBIOS read error: Error 0x31. Block 0x0 Sectors 0"
I had the same problem. Thanks for the fix guys! :D
 
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EBIOS read error: Error 0x31 Block 0x0 Sectors 0 (SOLVED)

Hello my name is Luis. I hope this answer is not too late for many.

I had the same problem with the card reader.

I solve it by setting the bios Generic STORAGE DEVICE

Generic STORAGE DEVICE 0543 as a Floppy
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 0543 as a Floppy
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 0543 as a Floppy
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 0543 as a Floppy
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 0543 as a Floppy

I've never had the problem more "EBIOS read error: Error 0x31 Block 0x0 Sectors 0"

I worked in OSX Mavericks

My Mainboard is GA-Z68XP-UD3
Core i7 2700k

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

luismz78
 

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im have a same error on gigabyte ga-z77-d3h always wen boot the chimera bootloader write in screen 4 times the error message "EBIOS read error: Error 0x31. Block 0x0 Sectors 0"
this error its generated when the bootloader try to read the internal memory card (conected at internal usb port) as if it was a disc in here
4 errors for 4 port
im try to
a) disconect the card, boot and no error ---> work, but not valid workaround if im like to use memory card
b) disable on bios the "support legacy usb" ---> work, but not valid workaround if im like to use keyboard usb to intercept boot to select options or different partition to boot
c) in uefi bios of the z77 im found in advanced mode, in tab peripherals well down a option to configure how its treated the usb devices conected to the motherboard.
by default alll figure as auto
the card appear as "Generic Storage Device 0.00" and i set to FDD or CDROM type , save and reboot
voila no more error message "EBIOS read error: Error 0x31. Block 0x0 Sectors 0"
Great works for me in my mobo Z68 xp ud3 rev 1.3 with last uefi bios :headbang::headbang:
 
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This method worked a treat. By disabling the card reader as a bootable device no more error message. The card reader is still enabled and everything works once I boot into the operating system but it's just not a bootable device as it was before this was after I updated my Z77–DS3H motherboard
 
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Setting USB Legacy to Off in the BIOS did the trick thanks.

GA-Z87-D3HP ML
 
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When I try to boot into ML, I get the following message 4 times while Chimera is loading:

EBIOS read error: Error 0x31
Block 0x0 Sectors 0
I started having the same thing happen this afternoon. Turned out to be my cell phone. Forgot I had plugged it in to charge. :)
 
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Interesting. I found that there's an update for my UEFI/BIOS (version F18), updated it and now the problem is gone. Maybe you can try that too.

Regards
CK
Same here I installed the latest BIOS " mb_bios_ga-z87x-ud3h_f8 " on my GA-Z87X-UD3H and the problem is gone ;)

Cool...
 
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Interesting. I found that there's an update for my UEFI/BIOS (version F18), updated it and now the problem is gone. Maybe you can try that too.

Regards
CK
You are right CK, I installed the latest Bios mb_bios_ga-z87x-ud3h_f8 in a GA-Z87X-UDH3 and the problem is gone ....

Cool
 
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