[LinuxBIOS] M57SLI Rev2.0 SPI - how to add the second bios chip (incl. pictures)

Harald Gutmann harald.gutmann at gmx.net
Mon Oct 22 22:31:41 CEST 2007

Am Montag, 22. Oktober 2007 21:56:32 schrieb Chris Lingard:
> Peter Stuge wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 08:47:41PM +0100, Chris Lingard wrote:
> >>> I'll get in touch with the distributors here. Will get back when
> >>> I know more.
> >>
> >> I have been trying to get my M57SLI Rev2.0 SPI running LinuxBios
> >> for a while, but could not get the chip
> >
> > Sorry, no news from me yet, I hardly have time to check my email this
> > week.
> >
> >> I have been offered a batch of SST25LF040A brand new unprogrammed
> >> for US $3 each. If this a good price and a way to go?
> >
> > Fairly good price, depending on how many a batch is? 30-or so pieces
> > could go for $3, but you probably want to look for 25LF080A instead
> > then to get more room. Maybe there's a 16Mbit version too.
> Sorry more dumb questions.  Do I want SLTSST25LF040A-33-4C-S2AE ---5.4mm
>   Body or SLTSST25LF040A-33-4C-S2E ------4mm Body
> My BIOS chip appears over 5mm
> Also flashrom does not detect the BIOS chip, there is no code for this
> type.  So how will flashrom be able to write to the BIOS?

without a modification in the flashrom source code it will not be possible to 
write to this chip.

> Chris Lingard

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