[flashrom] Update of Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2HP motherboard firmware switch
stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Sun Aug 21 13:09:29 CEST 2011
On Sat, 20 Aug 2011 18:57:26 -0600
Donovan Lavinder <drmario2007 at gmail.com> wrote:
> After a day of struggling with bricked firmwares.... I finally ditched
> FreeDOS. I went with SystemRescueCd distro and burnt coreboot precompiled
> firmware under the folder /gigabyte_ma78gm/ and the firmware WORKED! But now
> I am stuck with funny firmware quirks (Windows XP crashing when booting
> halfway, almost to the point the video card driver is loaded, right after
> "GIVEIO.SYS" driver is being loaded), even though it loaded Linux CD fine. I
> guess I should try and ditch PS/2 mouse as it may probably be the cause of
> strange behavior - I will be using USB mouse / keyboard as well. I am happy
> with this firmware otherwise. And, the backup BIOS didn't even try to
> intercept the Linux kernel in the firmware from loading. Thankfully. I will
> eventually decide to recompile or "submit" the additional payloads such as
> EFI and memtest86+ as those software will be needed in the future, after I
> learn more of its capabilities.
> And, thanks for such a wonderful firmware! That thing's so fast!
this mail probably should have been sent to coreboot at coreboot.org
btw could you provide a log of a successful flashrom write please?
Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner
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