Difference between revisions of "Gigabyte Dual bios"

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(Created page with "== Gigabyte Dual BIOS == All Gigabyte boards have a dual BIOS chip. Both chips are 8Mbit; the main BIOS is called M_BIOS, the backup BIOS is called B_BIOS. GIGABYTE claims the...")
 
 
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=== Failed boot count ===
=== Failed boot count ===
The B_BIOS will only start in case the last boot wasn't successful. In case you bricked the payload or kernel, but not coreboot, you have to remove all RAM to make sure the boot failed once.
The B_BIOS will only start in case the last boot wasn't successful. In case you bricked the payload or kernel, but not coreboot, you have to remove all RAM to make sure the boot failed once.
== Flashing ==
The backup bios chip can be flashed in-circuit using an external programmer.
The main bios chip can't be flashed in-circuit. You can flash it by running ''flashrom -p internal'' from a running Linux system.

Latest revision as of 07:50, 17 November 2015