[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] Remove Bitworks IMS

Al Boldi 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.


> > 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.



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