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

Andreas B. Mundt andi.mundt at web.de
Thu Nov 29 17:34:38 CET 2007

On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 07:33:46PM -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> 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.

No, it's the PLCC32 revision. It's strange that it seems to work for
Ward. Ward, which board revision do you have? (But Ward's board showed
some prefered behaviors already without setting the GPIO at all, when
flashing sometimes worked for him... ;-))



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