[LinuxBIOS] GA-6BXC - first try.

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Mon Aug 7 16:36:50 CEST 2006

Uwe Hermann wrote:
> Hi,
> more tests, still no luck. I had access to a hardware flash/EEPROM programmer
> today and flashed bitworks/ims/linuxbios.rom (256K this time, last time
> it was 512K which obviously cannot work). The Windows-Software for the
> programmer supported the chip (W49F002U) and reported that flashing
> worked fine (verify succeeded, too).
> Now, I tried to boot from that chip but cannot get serial output, it
> seems (115200 Baud, 8N1, ttyS0).
> I also tried to set the "reset BIOS" jumper on the board before running
> "./flashrom -V", but it seems that doesn't help either. I'm slowly
> running out of ideas.
> Hm, say I accidentally killed the chips (ESD) somehow - would the result
> be 0xFF's returned as vendor/device ID?

yes but I don't think that is it. There's something "special" on this board.


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