I don't get to hot flash corrupted M726mrt BIOS with a P3B-F

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Rictad
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:cry: I updated the M526mrt AMI BIOS (chip Macronix MX29F001T) and after the board dead. Does not power up. I tried hot flash the BIOS with my P3B-F board (chip Mosel V29C51002T) that uses a Award BIOS, but UniFlash does not recognize the swapped chip (Macronix), only the chipset Intel 440BX is recognized. AMIFlash and AWDFlash don't recognize it too. I noted those three flasher programs don't recognize the original chip (Mosel) too. Only Aflash recognize the original chip, but as it does not recognize the swapped chip (Macronix), I can't flash it.
Help me.
There is some write flash protection in Asus P3B-F that only Aflash program (by Asus) know? I can disable it? Or there is another problem with my hot flash combo (chip Macronix MX29F001T, P3B-F board, M526mrt ROM BIOS image and UniFlash)?
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edwin
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Something's wrong here. Both flash chips and the chipset should be recognized by uniflash v1.26 according to this:
http://www.pppr.sk/rainbow/uniflash.txt

Followed this procedure to the letter?
http://www.pppr.sk/rainbow/hardware/hotflash.html
Rictad
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Yes, I know. But I think P3B-F board has a write flash protection (but it is not present as option in BIOS setup program) that can be disabled by Aflash program but not by UniFlash. A question: are both chips 5V flash chips, are not?
Rictad
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:D Ok, I got. I used a old 486 board flash chip (Winbond). But I did not use UniFlash. I used Aflash (aflash recognize flash chips that are used in Asus Boards, like Winbond and Mosel). I could not use UniFlash because UniFlash does not work with Asus P3B-F (and maybe other Asus Boards). Asus P3B-F has a write flash protection that can not disabled by UniFlash. Thus, Rainbow must fix this bug, I think. Rainbow, fix this bug and help P3B-F users.
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Can't fix - don't have such board :( I have P2B and it works without any problems here.
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
UniFlash - Flash anything anywhere
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