[LinuxBIOS] CK804 suggestions
YhLu at tyan.com
Wed May 18 00:35:59 CEST 2005
In CMOS? unbelievable.
Factory personal and service guys will keep kicking the design engineer and
blaming their design.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ronald G. Minnich [mailto:rminnich at lanl.gov]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 3:04 PM
> To: YhLu
> Cc: Stephen.Kimball at bench.com; linuxbios at openbios.org
> Subject: RE: [LinuxBIOS] CK804 suggestions
> On Tue, 17 May 2005, YhLu wrote:
> > don't need,
> > 1. good hw design should use one serial EEPROM to store MAC
> > So when flash the BIOS, the EEPROM is still there.
> 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.
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