[LinuxBIOS] GA M57SLI-S4 questions [was: Read SPD issue]

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 05:39:04 CEST 2007

Please create a new thread for new questions.

Robert Vogel wrote:
> Simple questions. I hope you don't mind. The LinuxBios Product page
> does not seem to show a motherboard for a desktop machine.
> A few months ago I read that LinuxBios could run on the GA-M57SLI-S4
> motherboard.
> There are some problems
> (http://linuxbios.org/GIGABYTE_GA-M57SLI-S4_Build_Tutorial) though. To
> change the BIOS requires soldering a new socket onto the board and,
> even at that, there is a possibility that the board could be ruined in
> the process. I don't have the skills required to modify the board, so
> it is a modification that I need done by someone else. Would you
> recommend this machine for desktop use ?
> Is there a desktop AMD 64 Linux machine with LinuxBios available from
> a good commercial vendor ?

http://www.linuxbios.org/Supported_Motherboards <- look at
desktops/workstations, the first section.

> Thanks in advance,
> Bob

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