More details on the Eden support

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at
Wed Oct 30 20:48:01 CET 2002

On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Steve M. Gehlbach wrote:

> A number of the Giga-byte boards seem to have the bios soldered, in
> particular the the GA-6VEML (the Walmart $199 computer).  The Via Eden
> appears to also but I am just looking at the photo.  For the EPIA, if
> you bongo the PLCC (socketed), you'll need another PLCC bios mobo to
> fix it and hot swapping a PLCC has got to require a deft touch.

A very clumsy touch is fine. I do this many times a day. The chips are
very hardy. I think I may have lost one out of literally many dozens over
the last few years.


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