[LinuxBIOS] yo, pre-bricking an A8N-E !

Philipp Degler philipp.degler at gmx.de
Fri Aug 24 10:12:54 CEST 2007

On Friday 24 August 2007 00:00:49 Quux wrote:
> wow, it only took me only 3 hrs to pre-brick the Asus A8N-E I got at
> ebay for €22.
> I would have been faster, but the ROM / IMAGE SIZE of the current
> revision ist stated as 7F00 instead of  20000hex as in the M57SLI
> target. Once I fixed that I could flash the current revision - and the
> POST card gives me a steady 80.
I had an issue with the ck408 on this board. I was only able to use a single 
dimm and I had to comment a line in raminit.c to get the RAM initialized and 
working with an athlon 64 cpu. 
Please see following mailing list entry for further details:


> I keep you guys informed but the ASUS A8N target is not even flashable
> currently (Also the wiki - downloadable ROM image is bad size (20000hex
> required)).
> I plan to put together a CDROM .ISO file (a remastered dream linux) with
> the LB tree and ready-to-flash working filo-ROM-image. should be a
> quickie.     --Q

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