[LinuxBIOS] Success: GA-M57SLI-S4 dual bios

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Tue Apr 17 10:54:18 CEST 2007

* ST <st at iss.tu-darmstadt.de> [070417 09:55]:
> Hi
> I am pretty happy that i can report success! Ok, i still don't have any 
> Linuxbios running... but yesterday i received the flashchips for the 
> GA-M57SLI board. Already programmed with the F8 version of the original bios.
> The onboard bios was flashed to the F7 version. I have soldered a PLCC32 
> socket to the board and connected a switch to the open pads. I can now switch 
> between the F7 and F8 version. I will post the details as time permits. The 
> solution is quite neat and i think it is easier than desoldering a PLCC32 
> chip. Soldering is of curse still required but no desoldering.

Could you write a small Howto describing what and how you did this?


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