[LinuxBIOS] GA-6BXC - first try.

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Fri Aug 4 03:45:48 CEST 2006


On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 12:43:45AM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Basically if you can't ID a chip, you can't write to it either.

I'll try some more computers I have access to. If I find one which
_does_ get the ID correctly I know it's a problem with the board
and not with the chips themselves.

> Some board vendors, Asus is known to be one of them, secure their boards
> from "flash viruses" (did they mean linuxbios?) with additional GPIO linux
> This kind of stuff requires reverse engineering (which was legal in
> Germany last time I had to do this) or a loooot of patience talking to
> sales reps.

Can some of the programs in util/ be used to find out whether or not such
GPIOs could be in place?

Cheers, Uwe.
Uwe Hermann 
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