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commit 9e1fe2f8a988a7c6fe534e1b2afee367e9a74aa1
parent 2ce1cb099d5f3b9deeea36112b475313dc2770b9
Author: Leah Woods <>
Date:   Sat, 14 May 2016 04:17:06 +0100

Add proper flashing instructions for Gigabyte GA-G41M-ES2L (TODO: photos)

docs/src/install/ga-g41m-es2l.html | 55+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
docs/src/install/index.texi | 2+-
2 files changed, 56 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/docs/src/install/ga-g41m-es2l.html b/docs/src/install/ga-g41m-es2l.html @@ -0,0 +1,55 @@ +\input texinfo +@documentencoding UTF-8 + +@ifnottex +@paragraphindent 0 +@end ifnottex +@titlepage +@title GA-G41M-ES2L flashing tutorial +@end titlepage + +@node Top +@top GA-G41M-ES2L flashing tutorial + +@node GA-G41M-ES2L flashing tutorial +@chapter GA-G41M-ES2L flashing tutorial +@anchor{#GA-G41M-ES2L-flashing-tutorial} +GA-G41M-ES2L flashing tutorial + +This guide is for those who want libreboot on their Intel GA-G41M-ES2L motherboard while they still have the original BIOS present. + +@uref{index.html,Back to main index} + +@node Flash chip size +@chapter Flash chip size +@anchor{#flash-chip-size} +Use this to find out:@* # @strong{dmidecode | grep ROM\ Size} + +@ref{#pagetop,Back to top of page.} + +Refer to @uref{bbb_setup.html,bbb_setup.html} for how to set up the BBB for flashing it externally, if you want to do that. + +Internal flashing is possible. Boot with proprietary BIOS and GNU/Linux, and run the latest version of flashrom. This +board has 2 flash chips, one is a backup. + +Flash the first chip: +./flashrom -p internal:dualbiosindex=0 -w libreboot.rom + +Flash the 2nd chip: +./flashrom -p internal:dualbiosindex=1 -w libreboot.rom + +That's all! + +Do refer to the @uref{../hcl/ga-g41m-es2l.html,compatibility page} for more information about this board. + +Copyright © 2016 Leah Woods <>@* Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license can be found at @uref{../resources/licenses/gfdl-1.3.txt,gfdl-1.3.txt} + +Updated versions of the license (when available) can be found at @uref{,} + +UNLESS OTHERWISE SEPARATELY UNDERTAKEN BY THE LICENSOR, TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, THE LICENSOR OFFERS THE LICENSED MATERIAL AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE LICENSED MATERIAL, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHER. THIS INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, ACCURACY, OR THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF ERRORS, WHETHER OR NOT KNOWN OR DISCOVERABLE. WHERE DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED IN FULL OR IN PART, THIS DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. + +TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, IN NO EVENT WILL THE LICENSOR BE LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS PUBLIC LICENSE OR USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIAL, EVEN IF THE LICENSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, OR DAMAGES. WHERE A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS NOT ALLOWED IN FULL OR IN PART, THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. + +The disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability provided above shall be interpreted in a manner that, to the extent possible, most closely approximates an absolute disclaimer and waiver of all liability. + +@bye diff --git a/docs/src/install/index.texi b/docs/src/install/index.texi @@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM not enabled. @anchor{#hardware-methods} @itemize @item -@uref{bbb_setup.html,Flashing the Gigabyte GA-G41M-ES2L (has 2 SOIC-8 flash chips, one is backup)} +@uref{ga-g41-es2l.html,Flashing the Gigabyte GA-G41M-ES2L (has 2 SOIC-8 flash chips, one is backup)} @item @uref{d510mo.html,Flashing the Intel D510MO} @item