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by Dhalsim
Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: LINUX KERNEL AHCI ENABLE ON ICHX SOUTHBRIDGE
Replies: 0
Views: 2462

LINUX KERNEL AHCI ENABLE ON ICHX SOUTHBRIDGE

For those who is used to run Linux, here it is a patch to force the ichX southbridges in AHCI mode without any BIOS NVRAM change. The patch reprograms PCI resources allocating the controller bar and enabling AHCI: http://mjg59.livejournal.com/76062.html The patch works but still missing cdrom drive ...
by Dhalsim
Sun Sep 14, 2008 1:14 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: What do you know about BIOS NVRAM hacking?
Replies: 82
Views: 106893

AHCI ENABLE

I've done some investigation about enabling AHCI on my acer 5684. First of all I upgrade to 3.6 version and I found that the token's order is not changed compared to the version 3.5. I've read some informations about AHCI and seem that to be able to USE NCQ you must have an AHCI enabled controller a...
by Dhalsim
Sat Dec 22, 2007 4:04 am
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: What do you know about BIOS NVRAM hacking?
Replies: 82
Views: 106893

I did some tests and the BIOS doesn't restore to defaults when I modify nvram and symcmos still reports the modified value after a reboot. I've worked out what it is.... The CPU doesn't support VT :oops: The securable utility reported VT as locked off by the BIOS which was why I started experimenti...
by Dhalsim
Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:31 pm
Forum: In-depth High-tech BIOS section
Topic: What do you know about BIOS NVRAM hacking?
Replies: 82
Views: 106893

Acer 5684 VT ENABLING BIOS VERSION 3.20

Hi all there, First of all I was very happy to join this forum. This is the very first forum I registered in about 5 years, I decided not to register anymore in forums but I really cannot resist to this one. So thanks for the great advices by poeople near here i was able to patch the bios of an Acer...