Is 440BX ported to Linuxbios v2?

Svante Signell svante.signell at
Thu Jan 13 14:48:01 CET 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-13 at 18:57 -0600, Richard Smith wrote:
> > I did find out the extra zero in my search, thank you. Now I got a few
> > hits at digikey. No, I don't have a FLASH programmer, but i can purchase
> > one if needed, and the price is not to high. According what you write it
> Depends on the model.. You can spend anywhere from $200 to $2000. 
> There is a USB one from batronix that is fairly cheap but I can't
> recommend it since the software sucks and its never worked correctly
> for me.  Others on the list have not had issues with it though.
> Google for "flash programmer"  or "eprom programmer" and see if you
> can find one in your price range.  Also unless your chip is a DIP you
> will have to buy an adapter which will be around $100.
> One quick check.  Your flash chip is socketed right?  

Thank for your prompt replies. Yes, I have a socketed chip.
Unfortunately it is a 32 PIN DIP package and the chips found at digikey
are using an PLCC package. Atmel seem to have replacement chips, but
they are packaged in either PLCC or TSOP... Things get complicated. Are
socket converters available on the market? 
Svante Signell <svante.signell at>

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