getting DMA to work (non-linux bios related)
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Wed Sep 18 13:11:00 CEST 2002
On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, GNUOrder wrote:
> Yes, it looks like a new BIOS addresses this problem. One more question, is
> there a way to write the new BIOS out from linux on this motherboard? I'm
> pretty sure its the Tyan Thunder i7500 (S2720). It uses amiflash.zip.
if you get a romimage the flash_rom utility can write from linux.
Before running flash_rom you have to do this:
setpci -d 8086:2480 4e.b=1
to enable flash writes.
then just flash_rom <romimage>
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