[LinuxBIOS] Intel 440bx

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Wed Feb 28 22:11:03 CET 2007

You could always use uniflash, It will flash just about everything.

Quoting Corey Osgood <corey_osgood at verizon.net>:

> roger wrote:
>> On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 14:00 +0100, Uwe Hermann wrote:
>> I've had the serial cable setup a couple years ago & working but was
>> having problems flashing any builds to my bios chips as it seemed, at
>> the time, Intel had masked the BIOS to prevent flashing unless it was
>> first unmasked.  (Unknown if the current flash script in V2 works and/or
>> MTD finds the masked BIOS chip on my Tyan 1832DL or 440BX boards.)
> I think I'm seeing the same thing, flashrom doesn't seem to be able to
> see the BIOS chip (although it does find the northbridge correctly). So
> I'm using a windows 98se boot floppy without the ramdisk, with dos-mode
> USB drivers, award's aflash, and a usb flash drive that I'm using to
> transfer built bios' with. I'd almost say it works better than flashrom,
> since I don't need to boot a full linux system to flash, but that's just
> my opinion (and this situation).
> -Corey
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