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* [http://www.conitec.net/english/software.htm GALEP-4] Has [http://www.conitec.net/hardware/down/galep-linux-alpha1.html beta linux drivers] ~$300. See [[Galep IV]] for a description on how to get the more modern windows software working in Linux with wine
* [http://www.conitec.net/english/software.htm GALEP-4] Has [http://www.conitec.net/hardware/down/galep-linux-alpha1.html beta linux drivers] ~$300. See [[Galep IV]] for a description on how to get the more modern windows software working in Linux with wine


==== Bios Savior ====
==== BIOS Savior ====


[[Image:Bios savior.jpg|thumb|right|An installed BIOS saviour.]]
[[Image:Bios savior.jpg|thumb|right|An installed BIOS Savior.]]


A tool that plugs into and replaces the original mainboard Flash device. The BIOS Savior has its own Flash device and a socket for the original mainboard Flash device. The Bios Savior features a switch to allow the developer to choose between which Flash device is accessed by the mainboard during read and write cycles.
The '''BIOS Savior''' is a tool that plugs into and replaces the original mainboard Flash device. The BIOS Savior has its own Flash device and a socket for the original mainboard Flash device (PLCC or DIP versions are available). It features a switch to allow the developer to choose between which Flash device is accessed by the mainboard during read and write cycles.


This device helps to minimize the amount of hot swapping required and reduces mechanical and electrical stress on the BIOS chips.
The BIOS Savior is available from:
* http://www.ioss.com.tw/web/English/RD1BIOSSavior.html
* http://www.ioss.com.tw/web/English/RD1BIOSSavior.html
* http://www.cwlinux.com/eng/products/products_lbmb.php


==== Top Hat Flash ====
==== Top Hat Flash ====

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