[coreboot] Intel i815 motherboard

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Oct 30 02:30:09 CET 2009

Chris Parsons wrote:
> I'd like to get coreboot working on my PC.


> A concern is that my BIOS chip is soldered down, but the
> motherboard has a dip switch labelled recover, which I think
> reflashes from a 3.5in disk when enabled. So that could get me back
> to a working system.

No. Unless there is a second ROM no switch will help you if coreboot
doesn't run on the first attempt - which never happens.

I'm afraid you have to desolder the chip and mount a socket.


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