[LinuxBIOS] biossavior RD1-PMC4 not compatible with gigabyte m57sli-s4

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Fri Mar 2 22:19:42 CET 2007

On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 04:05:08PM -0500, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> For the record, the Biossavior RD1-PMC4 is not compatible with the Gigabyte
> M57SLI-S4 board. It simply won't boot from it, and flashrom doesn't see the
> built-in rom chip (but it works fine when you plug the original rom chip in
> there, of course.
> The original rom chip (soldered onto the board) is an SST49LF040B, which is
> not listed anywhere on the Biossavior compatibility list
>   http://www.ioss.com.tw/web/English/RD1BIOSSavior/SelectionSheet.html

What happens if you burn the original BIOS to a chip of the same size
which is supported by the BIOS Saviour?

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