Any UK DiskOnChip Retailers?
LeeCausier at GameBox.net
Sun Sep 8 21:48:00 CEST 2002
Thanks for the great advice, I really appreciate it.
Is it possible to fit an EEPROM with a greater capacity than the current
Also, on an unrelated issue, I noticed that when I moved from Linux
kernel 2.2.19 (c/o Debian Potato) to Linux kernel 2.4.18 (c/o Debian
Woody) the Penguin logo on the framebuffer device at startup no longer
has a pint of bitter statically linked to it's arm :D. Any Ideas why?
Lee Causier, signing off.
ollie lho wrote:
>On Sun, 2002-09-08 at 18:38, Lee wrote:
>> My name is Lee and my machine has a ECS Elitegroup K7S5A
>>motherboard. It has an AMD AthlonXP 1800+ processor and (apparently) a
>>SiS735 chipset. It also has a 2Mb Flash EEPROM for the bios (AMIBIOS
>One fundamental problem is that the DRAM init sequence for SiS 735 is
>too complex to fit in the 512 Byte IPL area of DoC. There used to be
>some samples of DoC millennium in TSOP package available which have
>1024 Byte of IPL SRAM. I have no idea if they are still available or
>not. Don't ask about the new DoC Plus, we have no way to program it
>since M-system does not release the spec.
>> Will the BIOS slot take a DoC or should I use regular replacement
>>Flash EEPROM and is it possible to use an EEPROM/DoC with greater
>>capacity than the current EEPROM? I'm also told I should use a Zero
>>Insertion Force socket for the EEPROM.
>Unless you can fix the previous problem, your only chance is a Flash
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