In CMOS? unbelievable.
Factory personal and service guys will keep kicking the design engineer and
blaming their design.
From: Ronald G. Minnich [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 3:04 PM
Cc: Stephen.Kimball(a)bench.com; linuxbios(a)openbios.org
Subject: RE: [LinuxBIOS] CK804 suggestions
On Tue, 17 May 2005, YhLu wrote:
1. good hw design should use one serial EEPROM to store MAC
So when flash the BIOS, the EEPROM is still
yes, but there were some sis-630 based cards several years
ago that stored MAC in FLASH and CMOS.
SO to upgrade FLASH:
- make sure address is in cmos
- write flash
- write MAC back to flash.
There are some stupid designs out there.