[LinuxBIOS] BIOS Saver discontinued

Jeff Carr jcarr at linuxmachines.com
Wed Sep 14 21:53:52 CEST 2005

On 09/14/2005 12:07 PM, Adam Talbot wrote:
> No more BIOS Saver... Hummm. This I may be able to help with.  What
> packages do we want/need?  PLCC32 and DIP32?  Does that cover 95% of
> motherboards?

I'd say more than half of currently manufactured motherboards are PLCC32.

> Different size chips.  I have a VIA epia-mII that i have been trying to
> get linuxbios installed on.  I am using both the sst 39sf020 (256k) and
> the sst 39sf040 (512k).  The board see's both and is able to boot from
> both. I did find out that the "stock" bios image will only boot off the
> 256, when i flash the stock 256k image onto the 512k chip it will not
> boot.  No clue as to why. This could be a function of my programmer, not
> sure.

Thanks for the feedback; good to know I'm not the only one.

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