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Re: NEW handling: About rejects, and kernels

On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 11:09:21AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:
> > On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 12:50:46AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> >> What I meant is that if the firmware is truly burned into the chup,
> >> then I couldn't change it even if I had the source code.  It was wrong
> >> to say that I don't *want* to modify it, but rather, that I *cannot*
> >> do so.
> >
> > That's not true either. Manufacturers provide utilities to reprogram
> > their embedded FLASH components, particularly motherboard manufacturers
> > but also for disks, modems etc.
> But lacking those tools, I can't modify it.

Those tools exist, though I don't know if any of them are free.
Would your position change if a free BIOS updater existed?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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