A bit OT: external equipment for writing...

ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Wed Mar 31 09:08:01 CEST 2004

On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Vic Berdin wrote:

> In an attempt to do option (1), I downloaded driver codes for
> 49LF008 from SST:
> http://www.sst.com/downloads/software_driver/SST49LF008A.txt,
> and tried to make use of the "int Check_SST_49LF008A()" function.
> Unfortunately, all I'm getting is a segfault. It seems that the
> code is referring to an invalid address that should be specific
> to my target SBC.

I would guess that will never work, as the stuff usually is designed to 
run under DOS with no protections. 

> Anyways, if I may ask the list, has anyone tried the approach
> to write directly into a BIOS chip using C when replacing the
> BIOSware? If so, any hints/source codes/etc?



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