Application Notes

AN01 BIOS Update

CGUTIL: This Application Note provides information about updating the embedded BIOS on all congatec modules and how to backup the BIOS of a specific module to a file

AN02 Remote Control

This application note describes how the Remote Access is supported by the congatec Embedded BIOS (based on AMIBIOS 8) and can be used to control and configure systems on where there is no monitor, LCD or keyboard connected.

AN03 Watchdog

This application note describes the Watchdog feature found on congatec AG modules. It explains the full feature set, however some items may not be applicable for systems which do not support all Watchdog features.

CGUTIL: This Application Note explains the benefits and describes the security feature called

This AN describes how to update the congatec Embedded BIOS from an external FWH or SPI flash device

CGUTIL: This application note describes how to create and add OEM CMOS default maps with the congatec System Utility tool.

This application note is a short example of how to calculate the maximum battery service time when a specified RTC circuit battery type must be used. Additionally, it also describes how to determine the required RTC circuit battery capacity when a specified battery service time is required.

CGUTIL: This application note describes how to create and add a OEM Bootlogo to the congatec embedded BIOS using the congatec System Utility tool.

CGUTIL: This Application Note is intended to explain how EPI (Embedded Panel Interface) display configuration files can be created or modified with the congatec System Utility tool.

This Application Note is a short example of how to setup and configure a system to operate in RAID Level1 (Mirror) with two Serial ATA hard disk drives while using Microsoft Windows XP.

This AN describes how to create and add a HDA verb table module to a congatec BIOS

This Application Note provides information and an example about how to create and add an OEM ACPI SLIC table module into the BIOS of either a XTX, COM Express or

Qseven CPU module.

This Application Note provides information about the installation of Windows XP or Windows 7 when a USB powered CDROM does not work.

This Application Note provides implementation details for Intel EMGD graphic drivers on

Topcliff modules.

This AN describes how to create a bootable USB stick with UEFI shell

This AN describes how the Installation and Update of NXP MFGTool and congatec Bootloader Profiles works

AN34 OEM SMBIOS/DMI tables

This AN describes OEM Setup Modification

This Application Note explains the OEM specific customizations required to deploy a Secure Boot enabled BIOS. Although all latest congatec embedded BIOS releases offer Secure Boot support, it is still...