[LinuxBIOS] flashrom fails on GA-M57SLI with 1MB ROM

Richard Smith smithbone at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 01:33:46 CET 2007

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:

> OK, then we probably have either partial chip protection (by setting
> some bits in the chip) or partial mapping.

Is this an SPI part? Pretty much all recent SPI parts have block protect 
bits in the status register.  The "blocks" are usually some fraction of 
the part. Many of the parts come with the BP bits set by default and 
others are non-voltile so a factory setting would stick.

Richard A. Smith
smithbone at gmail.com

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