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Bus Pirate and Flashrom save another motherboard

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Crawford rescued his motherboard using the Bus Pirate and FlashRom. A friend gave me a Gigabyte EP35C-DS3R motherboard, that had succumbed to the dread 'infinite reboot' issue.  The Interwebs reported this was usually a bad bios, so I decided to re-flash the bios using the great write-up here. Get your...

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Bus Pirate and FlashRom saved my mainboard

Friday, November 12th, 2010

MrHijet writes with a followup to our previous post, The Bus Pirate and Flashrom saved my mainboard: I already wrote something about the rescue of my computer in my blog, however it was written in german. I flashed my brand new core i7 mainboard as my processor wasn't recognized correctly....

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Bus Pirate PC rescue

Monday, November 1st, 2010

The Bus Pirate saves a router, and still has time to rescue a PC. I had a dead PC after a BIOS update went wrong. flashrom and bus pirate to the rescue :-) We always like to hear your Bus Pirate success stories. You can get your own handy Bus...

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Bus Pirate and FlashRom saved my mainboard

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

MrHijets' BIOS update [machine translation] went sour, but he revived it with the Bus Pirate and FlashRom: In my case, Flashrom and the Bus Pirate saved my motherboard... FlashRom support is an example of how open source and community driven development can extend a project beyond it's original design. Thank...

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