[LinuxBIOS] different versions of the GA-M57SLI-S4 (PLCC vs SPI)

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Jan 11 03:49:44 CET 2008

On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 12:31:31AM +0100, Harald Gutmann wrote:
> > The switch mod can be simplified to use existing pads and no pins
> > have to be lifted from the flash chips anymore.
> >
> > 1. Remove R509.
> > 2. Populate R89 and R130 with 10k or 100k pull-up 0402 resistors.
> > 3. Solder the switch common to Q4-3 and switch between Q4-1 and Q5-1.
> Confirmed. But not with SMD Resistors.

Great, thanks for the confirmation!

> First I removed the R509.
> As there are connections from R89 Left to U5 VCC; from R89 Right to
> U9 CS#; from R130 Left to U5 CS# and from R130 Right to U9 VCC I
> soldered normal 100k resistors between U5 VCC and U9 CS# and
> between U5 CS# and U9 VCC.
> Here are two photos of my new mod:
> http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/8866/dscf1791ob2.jpg
> http://img104.imageshack.us/img104/2579/dscf1792nn2.jpg

Looks good!

> I know, that these cables to the sockel are not really fine, but i
> had no other solution for mounting the sockel on the mainboard and
> it works fine!

As long as it works, it is good enough. :)


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