Flashing the Tyan S2642?

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at lnxi.com
Tue Oct 29 18:10:00 CET 2002

Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:

> On Tue, 29 Oct 2002, Bill Rugolsky Jr. wrote:
> > Last weekend I was looking at installing LinuxBIOS on my Tyan S2462,
> > and got to the point of building the romimage, but couldn't figure out how
> > to flash it.  devbios (from CVS) reported (in /proc/bios) that it was an
> > unsupported Macronix part, and flash_rom (from linuxbios CVS) didn't
> > appear to recognize it either.
> you're going to love this. You have to use the setpci command to set the
> write enable for flash.
> Better than that, what you should do is figure out how to make MTD work on
> this board and then tell me what you did, as I can never get it to work.

The drivers should appear to be in 2.4.19.  So compile the mtdchar support,
and the jedec_probe support, and the amd766rom support and it should work...


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