Phoronix IRC Log: 2009-12-13
[SilverFox]: anyone here have a ati 4890?????????
Azerthoth: wouldnt it make sense to seek assistance in your distro's channel?
[SilverFox]: no in fact
[SilverFox]: they sent me here
[SilverFox]: fuckers can't figure out anything lol
carldani: One of the flashrom contributors has managed to reverse engineer the protocol used by recent Nvidia mainboard chipsets for BIOS updates. Now we're looking for testers who have removable BIOS chips and can recover if something goes wrong (though the latter is probably not needed because we're extra careful).
carldani: I wonder whether I should post this to the forums instead of here on IRC.
carldani: (And yes, the code I wrote for that works on pretty much every free OS (Linux/OpenSolaris/*BSD) out there.
carldani: Will do, thanks.