[LinuxBIOS] Will LinuxBIOS support my Gigabyte GA-7VTXE soon?

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Mar 2 14:10:49 CET 2007

On 02.03.2007 13:57, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> [070302 13:32]:
>> On 02.03.2007 13:20, Ian Walker wrote:
>>>>> No. Unless you have a second flash chip with a backup of your BIOS or
>>>>> you can reburn your flash chip in another board.
>>> Ah, I wouldn't want to do this then, as I use my machine regularly.  It
>>> does have a Dual BIOS, so not sure if it means I can recover if
>>> something goes wrong.
>> Sorry, Dual BIOS usually doesn't work the way that it would save you
>> from such a test flash.
> How does it work, btw? I asked Gigabyte a couple of times a couple of
> years ago, but they never cared to answer.

AFAIK the chip is organized in two areas which can be flashed separately
and in case of a problem the fallback image in the unflashed area is


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