[LinuxBIOS] different versions of the GA-M57SLI-S4 (PLCC vs SPI)

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sun Sep 23 17:59:46 CEST 2007

On 02.09.2007 16:25, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 09:30:54PM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> On 01.09.2007 19:57, Peter Stuge wrote:
>>> Once we figure out the hardware, it will still be neccessary to
>>> reboot into DOS/Windows to flash either chip. :(
>> SPI detection/flashing support is on my list. However, it won't get done
>> in the next 3 weeks because I'm getting married next week and will be
>> offline for a while.
>> Everyone can try the probe_superio patch for IT8716, though, and send
>> dumps for proprietary and LinuxBIOS to the list. It would be nice if I
>> had dumps for both types of M57SLI (SPI and PLCC) to be able to compare.
> This is the PLCC version of the M57SLI, booted into the proprietary bios.
> I'll get you a LinuxBIOS boot dump later in the week.

Thanks Ward!


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