Firmware hub/ICH top block swap

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Wed Sep 1 22:05:01 CEST 2004

Jeremy Jackson <jerj at> writes:

> Has anyone pursued this feature of the i8xx series chipsets? Seems it could do
> what the Bios saviour does, even for boards with a soldered on flash chip.

Largely this requires a cooperative BIOS if you want to restore to something
besides LinuxBIOS. 

Once you have LinuxBIOS we implement essentially the same thing in software
so the benefit is minor.  And by doing it in software we have it for
every kind of flash chip.


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