[LinuxBIOS] Getting the parts
chris at stockwith.co.uk
Thu Aug 16 18:21:27 CEST 2007
Peter Stuge wrote:
> Hey Chris,
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 03:45:15PM +0100, Richard Wilson wrote:
>>> I need to buy whatever you solder onto the motherboard, a guy at
>>> the local computer shop can do the actual work.
> Maybe we can help you find the components that you need. We should
> have thought about putting up article numbers for a few suppliers
> on the wiki page already.
> I don't know much about shopping for electronics in the UK - can
> anyone suggest good retail or mail order stores with online
> catalogues? I'll have a look at it and suggest some parts.
> Note that these flash chips do NOT work for the M57SLI board. Chris,
> I'll get you a few part numbers for flash as well, eBay may be the
> best bet to find those since not all electronics stores have stock of
> flash memory. (Prices usually change too quickly.)
> And it's a great help for development. We do need to think of some
> practical way to handle hardware donations, there has been a few
> offers recently, which is very nice.
Thank you for the reply, I believe I need some SST 49LF040 or PM 49FL004
flash memory, and some sockets it will plug into. Will continue to
search in the UK, But, if anyone has the above, or can buy some; please
let me know and I will buy some too.
I have got a RD1-PMC4 on the way.
I have printed most of the descriptions out, so I can be ready
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