[LinuxBIOS] Checking if FlashROM pin A18 is connected?

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Sat Feb 25 22:40:29 CET 2006

* Leon Woestenberg <leonw at mailcan.com> [060225 22:30]:
> Am I correct that by following this procedure, I can find out whether 
> A18 is connected on my motherboard to the FlashROM socket? :
> dd if=/dev/random of=/tmp/random.bin bs=1024 count=512
> flashrom -w /tmp/random.bin
> flashrom -v tmp/random.bin
> VERIFIED => A18 is connected

Yes. If the top half and the bottom half are different and both can be
read, the pin for the highest bit is connected correctly.


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