Would one of you good people please provide something so that I may examine
this "jetway" board? A link for example would be very helpful.
Gregg C Levine hansolofalcon(a)worldnet.att.net
"The Force will be with you. Always." Obi-Wan Kenobi
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 5:28 PM
To: Adam Talbot
Subject: Re: [LinuxBIOS] W39V040BPZ or vt8237. Flashing problems.
Adam Talbot wrote:
Have three motherboards running cn700, VT8237
chips set. All three
boards have W39V040BPZ bios chips. I can not program them with
flashrom. Flashrom see the chip as W39V040B. Flashrom start on the
flash and just sits there. When flashed with the -V option I can see
the memory address is not changing. But, big problem is the fact that
the chip does get a bit flashed, as, I can no longer boot. So there is
Looking at the data sheet for the W39V040B, all the PZ gives me is the
PLCC package and lead free. So, is this a problem with the vt8237 south
bridge? Where should I go to start debugging?
This is the jetway board? Hop into the factory BIOS, under
Miscellaneous, and disable "Flash Write Protect". I've been flashing
mine with the exact same chipset and flash part for months now, without
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