[LinuxBIOS] hotplugging flash piece on A8N-E successful

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Sun Aug 26 04:29:36 CEST 2007

On Sat, Aug 25, 2007 at 07:08:19PM +0200, extinct man wrote:
> I don't know whether this can be called "best
> practice" on mainbords, but with a handle super glued
> to those SST 49LF040 I repeatedly hot-unplugged a
> badly flashed (non working) flash and then used
> flashrom to reflash it. it worked all the time.

Glad to hear it's working well for you. The pushpinflash method is
very handy!

It may not be best practice to hotplug, but it is rather safe since
the chip is never accessed once the system is running.

> Even an 8 Mbit piece 49LF080A works with the Asus a8ne, so
> maybe a kernel may be squeezed in there as well.

Yup, but only with a minimum of drivers.


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