Klaus Espenlaub wrote: > > Klaus Muth wrote: > > > > Hi! > > I tried it today: > > 1. take bios chip (winbond W29C020C) out > > 2. read the bios on my eprommer > > 3. modify bios with cbrom124.exe: > > cbrom award31.bin /isa rtl8139.rom D000:0 > > (the rtl8139 rom is from etherboot 4.4.0, working on most of my dikless > > clients) > > 4. write it to another Chip (27F020) > > 5. put it to an igel-J terminal > > 6. power on > > 7. Sounds like booooop-bopbop *pause* dee-dee-dee-dee-dee-dee (and so on). > [...] But something else might cause trouble: the 27F020 is a 12V > Flash Chip (at least it used to be - only the 29.... parts are 5V programmable). > This is lethal for modern boards, which assume they can store the PCI > configuration in the Flash chip. So it might check the Flash type at boot > time. [...] I forgot to mention steps 2a to 2c (ok, I think, You see my paranoia... good to have backup, better check the hardware first with a working setup): 2a. burn original bios on 27F020 2b. insert 27F020 2c. boot to verify, that 27F020 is working on this board: YEP! It does > A quick check by flashing the original chip (with the modified ROM image) > should show if my stab in the dark is correct. But don't forget to keep a > backup copy of the original content in some easily accessible place. I preferred my test ;). Leave the original chip alone, this is my backup. ;) klaus -- HAGOS eG Industriestr. 62 fon: (+49) 711 78805-86 EDV-Programmierung D-70565 Stuttgart fax: (+49) 711 78805-99 http://www.hagos.de Germany mailto:email@example.com =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Klaus Muth <firstname.lastname@example.org> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to email@example.com. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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