[LinuxBIOS] M57SLI Rev2.0 SPI - how to add the second bios chip (incl. pictures)

Chris Lingard chris at stockwith.co.uk
Mon Oct 22 21:56:32 CEST 2007

Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 08:47:41PM +0100, Chris Lingard wrote:
>>> I'll get in touch with the distributors here. Will get back when
>>> I know more.
>> I have been trying to get my M57SLI Rev2.0 SPI running LinuxBios
>> for a while, but could not get the chip
> Sorry, no news from me yet, I hardly have time to check my email this
> week.
>> I have been offered a batch of SST25LF040A brand new unprogrammed
>> for US $3 each. If this a good price and a way to go?
> Fairly good price, depending on how many a batch is? 30-or so pieces
> could go for $3, but you probably want to look for 25LF080A instead
> then to get more room. Maybe there's a 16Mbit version too.

Sorry more dumb questions.  Do I want SLTSST25LF040A-33-4C-S2AE ---5.4mm 
  Body or SLTSST25LF040A-33-4C-S2E ------4mm Body

My BIOS chip appears over 5mm

Also flashrom does not detect the BIOS chip, there is no code for this 
type.  So how will flashrom be able to write to the BIOS?

Chris Lingard

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