[LinuxBIOS] asus A8N-VM CSM

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Fri Oct 13 16:22:11 CEST 2006

On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 11:43:08PM +0200, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> > The bios rom is an SST 49LF0048.
> I think this is a 49LF004B (notice 8 vs. B). Can you confirm that?

That's correct. Should have paid more attention.

> > Trying SST49LF004A/B, 512 KB
> > probe_jedec: id1 0xff, id2 0xff
> This should have worked and returned id1 0xbf, id2 0x60.
> Thechip ID is the same as the one of the SST 49LF004A (which is
> supported by flashrom). According to the datasheet they should also
> be otherwise compatible.
> I guess there's some motherboard-specific fixup required before flashrom
> will work. 

There must be, because flashrom also does not detect the other rom chip in
the bios savior, which works fine in the tyan boards.

> You can use Uniflash or another board which is known to work
> for flashing in the mean time, I guess...

Yes... or try to debug this to make flashrom work. How would I go about that?


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