[LinuxBIOS] Flashrom support for NVidia MCP51?

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Nov 30 21:49:56 CET 2007

On 30.11.2007 05:25, Shocky wrote:
> Now that I can build and run flashrom, I get:
> Calibrating delay loop.. OK.
> No LinuxBIOS table found.
> Found chipset "NVidia MCP51", enabling flash write... OK
> generic_spi_command called, but no SPI chipset detected
> No EEPROM/flash device found.
> I see on the supported devices list that NVidia MCP55 is supported, but mine 
> is "?". Anything I can do to help get it supported?

Why do you assume it is not supported?

> I don't know what type of flash chip I have, or for that matter what type of 

We need verbose output from flashrom.

> m/b. It's an HP Pavilion dv2412ca laptop. I haven't been able to figure out 

Ah, a laptop. Laptops usually need additional tricks before they
cooperare on the flash side. If verbose output from flashrom doesn't
yield anything obvious, I suggest you don't try further.


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