Open bios dev/bios bug report

Stefan Reinauer stepan at
Fri Apr 23 05:13:01 CEST 2004

* Mathieu Deschamps <mdeschamps at> [040423 09:20]:
> 	oh I know this quite well. I think I didn't made myself clear enough.
> Dev/bios opens or intents to open all the flash device of  your
> hardware (that's explains read/write/>? MANY bios) , but I wondering if
> it could opens a DOC, since it's a IDE bus Flash device. 

No, /dev/bios can't do DOC. Only directly mapped chips (system bios, and
in theory pci option roms) can be accessed. No DOC, no CF. You have to
go MTD for those.


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