[coreboot] Re Dell Optiplex GX1 support

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Mon May 10 23:49:24 CEST 2010

Cooper Harrison wrote:
> the bios chip is built into the board,

Soldered on? Does flashrom find the flash chip?

> but would the bios bootblock not work?

No. You will replace the complete factory BIOS if you try coreboot.

> is there any way to check for a bootblock?
> this is a good computer and I do not want to kill it.

Which is why you need a way to recover from when the first version of
coreboot that you try does not work. It most likely will not work
without tuning, so please prepare for this.


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