[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Remove Bitworks IMS
a1426z at gawab.com
Thu Nov 29 07:59:45 CET 2007
Uwe Hermann wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 01:39:33PM +0300, Al Boldi wrote:
> > I may be able to help out here. I have a GigaByte i440bx board with a
> Which board exactly? The GIGABYTE GA-6BXC is currently supported.
GIGABYTE GA-BX2000. AwardBIOS 2A69KG0E.
> > dual-bios. There are two physical non-socketed chips, but the fallback
> > logic is software conntrolled.
> > Is it safe to flash it and still fallback to the original vendor bios?
> Probably not, or it's risky at least. The chips being non-socketed is
> always a problem because you cannot revert back to the original BIOS
> (unless you have some soldering skills).
> I'm relatively sure the dual-bios solution will not work in this case, as
> it's software-controlled (but other may have more information).
That's what I thought. But, it's got two blind jumpers, J18 & J19, saying
OPEN: Dual BIOS, CLOSED: Backup BIOS. I'll have to try to close those, to
see if this is actually implemented.
More information about the coreboot