HiveOS farm flashing function working properly?

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Hi!

New here. HiveOS works great and I’m glad I took the step and changed OS. It’s almost too good to be true :slight_smile: I’d like to say thanks to all the guys behind it.

There is one(million) thing(s) I don’t understand though.
I played around and undervolted, overclocked and felt like a hero. Low Watt consumption and quite fast hash rates. Problem was, my effective hashrate was actually quite bad. It turns out I had a lot of incorrect shares which made my rig spend ridiculous amount of time on each share and after 2,5 hours I was only at share count 45! So… I stopped the miner and flashed the cards using my backup BIOS ROMs. I removed the OC profile and restarted. Things went back to normal, low speed and so on.

The strange thing is that now when I now run e. g. amd-info or amdcovc I can see my old clock and Volt values! Isn’t that really strange? (below in bold)

Sun Jan 28 21:07:08 UTC 2018

=== GPU 0, 02:00.0 /sys/class/drm/card0 ===
Adapter 0: Ellesmere [Radeon RX 470/480/570/580]
Core: 1077 MHz, Mem: 2040 MHz, CoreOD: 0, MemOD: 0, Load: 100%, Temp: 68 C, Fan: 40%
Core clocks: 300 608 910 1077 1145 1191 1236 1290
Memory Clocks: 300 2040
manual DPM 3 CORE 1077Mhz V 860 MEMSTATE 1 MEM 2040Mhz PWR 111.81 W

=== GPU 1, 04:00.0 /sys/class/drm/card1 ===
Adapter 1: Ellesmere [Radeon RX 470/480/570/580]
Core: 1158 MHz, Mem: 2140 MHz, CoreOD: 0, MemOD: 0, Load: 100%, Temp: 44 C, Fan: 22.7451%
Core clocks: 300 751 1048 1158 1240 1309 1364 1431
Memory Clocks: 300 1000 2140
manual DPM 3 CORE 1158Mhz V 900 MEMSTATE 2 MEM 2140Mhz PWR 106.201 W

Shouldn’t they have been overwritten in the bios flash process? I can confirm the cards are stock because of the hashrate and powerconsumption.

Anyone else had this?