[LinuxBIOS] ECS top hat flash - dual-bios-circuit useable elsewhere ?

Quux pawn2be.wild at yahoo.de
Sun Apr 29 23:39:01 CEST 2007

Peter Stuge schrieb:
>> the tivo socket has no circuitry at all.
> Really? Is there a schematic somewhere?

I also had to bl**dy register with the forum. Those two pdf's just show 
photo's, so for plain wiring no one bothered to draw any schematics 
I guess it is pretty much established, that it's all about two plcc in 
parallel with #CE activated individually. not that difficult after all.
using a flip over socket avoids cutting the #CE line on the mobo if 
there is no chipset output driving those 2 #CE signals.
the Gigabyte patent also includes the firmware procedure to verify flash 
content and to automatically select a valid chip without user intervention.

maybe one day they ship M57's with full dual bios : one legacy and the 
other LinuxBIOS activated by default   YEAH !    :-)   --Q

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