[LinuxBIOS] Support for Abit AV8? Suggestion for AM2 board?

Johan Rydberg jrydberg at gnu.org
Tue Oct 24 21:35:59 CEST 2006

Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> writes:

> It's not as bad as I probably made it sound :) The risk to damage your
> board is very very small, AFAIK. The worst that can usually happen is
> that you overwrite your BIOS chip with a bogus image and cannot boot
> anymore. Or put it in the socket the wrong way(which I did once), in
> which case it'll get pretty hot and will probably be damaged (usually
> only the chip though, but not your board).

Are you suggesting to hotswap the chip?

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