[coreboot] brick avoidance

Knut Kujat knuku at gap.upv.es
Tue Apr 27 16:52:46 CEST 2010

Joe Korty escribió:
> Hi and good morning,
> I am new to this coreboot thing.  I would like to know
> what techniques people are using to avoid bricking their
> motherboard the first time they use coreboot (ie, at the
> point when a person is completely ignorant about what they
> are doing).
> I've looked into the IOSS RD1-LPC8 Bios Savior but haven't
> been able to get a response from the company.  I suspect
> that the product is no longer available.  Too bad, that
> looked like it was exactly what I needed.
> My motherboard is the H8DME-2 with an 8 MB LPC flash.
> Regards,
> Joe

I'm using extra flash chips and a second motherboard with the same
socket to write them (Hotflashing). And to better handle the chips, I
glued a pin head  (without the needle, of course ;)) on top of them.

Knut Kujat

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