LinuxBios and Openbios's dev/bios capacity
mdeschamps at mangrove-systems.com
Tue Apr 13 02:30:01 CEST 2004
err :) well that's true ... I hope to have some help ...
Up to a point theses projects are so close and so complementar,
I'd bet some LinuxBios people would have resolve this "elementary"
but annoying problem. More over, I saw that Stefan Reinauer posts
from times to times answer on this mailing list...
Le lun 12/04/2004 à 14:47, Greg Watson a écrit :
> This seems like an openbios issue to me.
> On 08/04/2004, at 7:23 AM, Mathieu Deschamps wrote:
> > I've found in OpenBios dev/bios a good reason to hope i could spare
> > the
> > cost of a "physical" flashing device , and a ease using. That is to say
> > getting LinuxBios building the .bin and flash the onboard BIOS via the
> > dev/bios mechanism.
> > I have a via/epia and a SST39 series 20A (256Ko) bios chip on
> > I'd thought I could read/write this bios with cat my.bin >/dev/bios
> > but by insmoding bios.o. But i got a kmess coming from lines 123-126
> > printk code of bios.c
> > "BIOS : No flash devices found"
> > This resulting in a console message "Device busy" (that is, though, a
> > bit paradoxal notfound != busy isn't it ? :) )
> > I can't catch what have missed me... Is dev/bios couldn't be used in
> > my aim ?
> > Gratefull if experienced people could help me.
> > Cordialy.
> > Mathieu
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