[LinuxBIOS] BIOS Saver RD1
yinghailu at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 21:28:43 CEST 2005
It's about $549.00
but no Linux support.
Also there is some EEPROM emulator, then only about download time 1s.
On 8/12/05, Ken Fuchs <kfuchs at winternet.com> wrote:
> Sorry, you are both wrong. The USB cable is used _only_ for power.
> All data goes through the parallel port. It is a slow (5 minutes to
> burn and 2 minutes to verify), cheap burner, but I have found it to be
> extremely reliable.
> I was talking about the Enhanced Willem Universal Programmer.
> Perhaps, the two of you were talking about another, possibly
> hypothetical flash programmer.
> Disclaimer: I'm not using the newest Willem programmer, but I think
> even the newest Willem programmer still uses USB only for power (They
> include the option of an AC adapter that can be used instead of the
> USB cable - an option my USB only powered, older unit lacks).
> YH wrote:
> > you are right.
> > 1. download image to burner buffer, NON USB need to 5s..., USB may only
> > need 1s.
> > 2. issue command to burn from buffer to flash. .... burner need 30s,
> > flash_rom need 10s.
> > On 8/12/05, yhlu <yinghailu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I hope I could get one with USB2 cable and it could work with Linux.
> > >
> > > USB2 would be faster than others.
> On 8/12/05, Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't think it matters. Your bottleneck is not the bandwith to the
> > programmer but the time it takes for the flash part to write a byte or
> > block. Flash writes are slow.
> Ken Fuchs <kfuchs at winternet.com>
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