[OpenBIOS] yeeee ha!
Ronald G. Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Mon Mar 20 21:31:44 CET 2000
On Mon, 20 Mar 2000, Alan Grimes wrote:
> How do I figure out
> how tho flash one of these suckahs? Is there a standard BIOS flashing
you flash it by either (1) using devbios in linux or (2) for stupid
companies (no names here :-)) using the company's bios flasher program.
>How do I figure out the funky quirks that my pecular BIOS
> knows about my board?
With good companies (e.g. SiS) ask them. With bad companies
(e.g. Intel) trial and error.
>How safe is this?
Very safe on, e.g., the L440GX+, since there is a jumper that uses a
different NVRAM chip for reloading the main NVRAM chip.
>How would I go about restoring
> a foobar BIOS. =\
Everything depends on what motherboard you have.
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