[flashrom] Tyan S3992 Success
cj at syntheticplayground.com
Fri Oct 21 19:54:19 CEST 2011
On Oct 21, 2011, at 05:08 , Stefan Tauner wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Oct 2011 19:39:24 -0700
> Corey Jewett <cj at syntheticplayground.com> wrote:
>> Special thanks to dashcloud on IRC for holding my hand.
>> Mobo: http://www.tyan.com/product_board_detail.aspx?pid=235
>> Upgrading to latest BIOS for dual-proc quad core support.
>> Did not lose my MAC addresses. Eight cores of joy. Wish I'd found
>> Flashrom before wasting a couple hours noodling through endless
>> variations of freedos thumb drive messes.
> thanks for the report and your effort, but success with this board was
> already reported and is even noted on
I was aware that it was cataloged as working. I was also aware that
there were issues in the past with Tyan boards.
Having never flashed any of the dozens of computers I've built or
repaired I was a little nervous when you read the existing BIOS (using
flashrom) and it doesn't match (md5sum) any of the dozen BIOS updates
Tyan has put out.
This is also a semi-production system that I couldn't afford to have
down for a week or three with a dead motherboard.
Finally, I was specifically asked to send all the particulars that I
Again, thank you for for flashrom it was a boon in my time of need.
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