[LinuxBIOS] RD1 BIOS Savior [was Re: No known linux compatable BIOS programmer ?]
libv at skynet.be
Tue Jun 5 21:44:47 CEST 2007
On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 07:56:10PM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> > Also, implementation wise, we might want flashrom to take in a
> > pcitag for this sort of flashing to be enabled. This is a
> > reasonably idiot proof solution as to not accidentally flash the
> > wrong rom to the wrong place.
> Mh. I would prefer to probe and do something sane by default.
> Of course -w is always required to actually write.
> For disambiguating if there are several PCI devices that could be
> used to flash I think as you say -p is a good idea.
> I guess the ISA bridge is one of them too.
> flashrom should list the PCI devices it sees that can be used to
Well, my view is that the default behaviour should be to use the
Yes, good idea, flashrom should list the possible devices:
-p without arguments could scan all pci devices and list the ones it can
use and list the rom id.
When using -w, a pci tag argument should be required to avoid mistakes.
-r with -p can happen if only one possible device is found.
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