[coreboot] flashrom Asus A6T MCP51 PMC Pm49FL004

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Sun Dec 21 06:16:40 CET 2008

razor1394 wrote:
> Reading the old bios worked but writing failed as verification did
> not pass.

It would be interesting to see the output from verification.

> Writing was going very slowly. I flashed the backup bios
> immediately which verified fine and everything worked after reboot.
> I'm guessing something is suspicious about the new bios.

The problem is quite likely that a GPIO pin of some chip is connected
to the two write protect pins on the flash chip.

You can run flashrom -V to show their status of them. Please send
that output also. (Or combine and run flashrom -V -v so we can get
the verify output in one go.)

> As the MCP51 flashrom status is marked with a question mark I
> thought this could be interesting.

Any flashrom failure is interesting! Thanks for the report.


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