[coreboot] corebootV2 Can support IEI lx-800 mainboard?

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Thu Oct 9 20:56:53 CEST 2008

On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 08:38:59PM +0200, Vincent Legoll wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 8:34 PM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 10:25 AM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> >
> >> Please let me stress the importance of using a second flash chip if
> >> you do not have access to a standalone flash chip programmer.
> >
> > I go even further: I recommend 3. One is a copy of factory bios.
> >
> > Because, every once in a while, I accidentally flash the factory bios
> > with a broken coreboot.
> >
> > Having a "backup for the backup" is very useful.
> I can only second that, as it happened to me too.

Aye. The 'third' backup goes on the shelf, where it will not be used until
you have an emergency - i.e. until you accidentally overwrote both your
coreboot chip and your factory chip.


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

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