[LinuxBIOS] mcp55 flashrom problem

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 08:25:25 CET 2007

Ed Swierk wrote:
> I used flashrom several months ago to read the vendor's BIOS. I did
> not actually compare it against the one posted on their web site, but
> I thought the contents looked plausible when I went grepping through
> it for strings.
> I can give it another try when I get my hands on the DFI board again next week.

That's exactly what we thought as well.  The de-compressed code in RAM 
has loads of bios type strings in it.

But all most all the bios these days are compressed.  So a copy of whats 
_actually_ in the ROM should have very little in the way of strings.

Richard A. Smith
smithbone at gmail.com

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