[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] gigabyte m57sli-s4 support for flashrom

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Wed Feb 28 23:07:15 CET 2007

On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 10:02:12PM +0000, Dave Crossland wrote:
> On 28/02/07, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> > * Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org> [070228 22:02]:
> > > Add support for the Gigabyte m57sli-s4 board to flashrom.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org>
> >
> > Acked-by: Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de>
> > and committed in r2564.
> Is this the final piece that was mentioned as missing to date? :-)

No, the missing bits are usb/debug related. But have a look at the patch that
Carl-Daniel posted today (haven't tried it yet). This is just to get flashrom
to work correctly.

> Also, my machine arrived today, and its BIOS is indeed soldered on. My
> supplier advised that I won't be able to get a BIOS Saviour or spare
> chip, and I'll have to get the LinuxBIOS upgrade right the first time,
> or I'll brick the motherboard... :-(

Yeah. We're going to desolder the chip, and put a socket on, so that we can
use a bios savior.


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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