e7500 flash

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Sat Nov 2 13:52:00 CET 2002

On Sat, 2 Nov 2002, Andrew Ip wrote:

> > the 82801ca has erase/write protect pins as well that are usually wired to
> > a GPIO line from the superio or to a jumper.
> I think it is a oem board, so I don't know where it is from.  I did make sure 
> the bios write jump is set, and setpci -d 8086:2480 4e.b=1.  BTW, this board is
> using SST 49LF004 as bios flash.  If I can backup the original bios, I can also
> try the 49LF004.

that part is read-compatible but not write-compatible with the 82801ca. I 
am pretty sure you can't program it in that motherboard.


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