[LinuxBIOS] 5 Euro flash hardware
luis.f.correia at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 16:52:40 CET 2007
Ward, you can get 3.3V from the orange cables that power your mainboard.
Newer PSU will also have this orange cable to power SATA harddrives.
p.s. please check voltage with a volt meter before powering anything!!!
On 3/12/07, Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 04:08:58PM +0100, Quux wrote:
> > Ward Vandewege schrieb:
> > > A proper programmer would be useful, but only if it can be used with free
> > > software. There's also this rom-emulator:
> > >
> > > http://www.tech-tools.com/er3.htm
> > >
> > > Richard Smith told me that the dos-based cli software works under wine, but
> > > it's still a proprietary thing.
> > > http://www.loet.de/index.html
> > >
> > this flasher can be homebrewed at 5 euro component cost and free linux
> > flash software is available.
> > you can also buy a ready-made flasher.
> Yeah. We actually bought one, but the problem is that most modern plcc parts
> require 3-3.6V to flash, and this programmer needs an additional voltage
> adaptor to do that (it uses 5V if you hook it up to your PC power supply).
> I don't suppose there is a manual in English somewhere? My German is rusty
> Suggestions on how to build/where to find such a voltage regulator? The
> manual isn't very helpful in that respect - at least as far as I can make
> out. Would adding a resistor to the +5V line be sufficient?
> Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
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