[coreboot] Supermicro X7SLA-H supported? (Intel 945GC + ICH7R)

Sander sander at humilis.net
Fri Oct 2 10:22:00 CEST 2009

Hello Carl-Daniel,

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote (ao):
> On 28.09.2009 15:53, Sander wrote:
> > Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote (ao):
> >> On 16.09.2009 13:34, Sander wrote:
> >>     
> >>> Supermicro X7SLA-H motherboard[2].
> >>>       
> >> [...] Of course, to
> >> recover the flash chip on your board, that flash chip should be in a
> >> socket (or have a SPI recovery header).
> >
> > I've just received the motherboard and it has a SPI BIOS with no header
> > whatsoever. So, sadly, no coreboot on this one.
> Look for the flash chip(s). Probably near the ATX power connector, 8-pin
> chips, usually with a small colored dot and/or a sticker on top of them.
> If you peel off the sticker (if any), you should see the manufacturer
> and model number (probably 25...). Maybe you can find someone to solder
> a socket in place.

Hehe, I like that, but that is a bit too much for me I'm affraid ;-)

Thanks for the tip though.


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