[LinuxBIOS] Support for Abit AV8? Suggestion for AM2 board?
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Oct 24 21:08:49 CEST 2006
Johan Rydberg wrote:
> 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?
that's how we have burned flash here for 7 years now
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