[LinuxBIOS] Question About AMD board and BIOS programmer for LinuxBIOS

Ning (Michael) Qu quning at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 20:02:10 CET 2007

Hi, David

Thanks for your reply! And so the support of the motherboard you
suggest is already merged into LinuxBIOS? And are you sure that BIOS
saviors are no longer being manufactured? I find that their website is
still there but no recent update.

On 2/23/07, Corey Osgood <corey_osgood at verizon.net> wrote:
> David Hendricks wrote:
> <snip>
> > I recommend purchasing a BIOS Savior device however the BIOS Savior is
> > not in itself a programmer. Fortunately, you can use the Flashrom
> > utility ( http://linuxbios.org/Flashrom ) provided for in the
> > LinuxBIOSv2/util/ directory.
> >     And another question is, if we have make sure what mainboard to buy.
> >     Then which programmer should we buy? We are planning to order BIOS
> >     programmer from here
> >     http://www.ioss.com.tw/web/English/RD1BIOSSavior/SelectionSheet.html,
> >     but it still depends on whether we can find a fitful programmer for
> >     our new board.
> Also, the BIOS saviors are no longer being manufactured, so you might
> have some difficulty finding the one you need. IOSS is no longer selling
> them directly, but some vendors do still have some in stock, froogle can
> probably help you with finding them. I also highly recommend the BIOS
> Savior, I've got two (one DIP and one PLCC) and they work great.
> -Corey

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