[coreboot] flashrom not working - asus p5q (ICH10R)
corey.osgood at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 02:02:26 CET 2008
On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 7:52 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> Hi Thomas!
> Thomas Prochaska wrote:
> > today i tried the flashrom utility from coreboot-v2 svn trunk.
> > this is the output:
> > -----
> > fin at xiix:~$ sudo flashrom
> > Calibrating delay loop... OK.
> > Can't mmap memory using /dev/mem: Invalid argument
> > -----
> > therefore i want to ask you if my chipset is unsupported.
> > maybe you can shed some light on this.
> > my system:
> > asus p5q
> > debian/gnu linux (sid) (debian standard kernel 126.96.36.199, customized
> > vanilla 2.6.28-rc8)
> > i tested it with both kernels and got same results.
> Please check that CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM is not set in your kernel
> configuration. If it is set (I believe at least debian has it set)
> flashrom can not work properly.
Debian testing at least does not, but his customized vanilla kernel might ;)
> > also i wanted to ask if it's possible to support this motherboard
> > if i help you and test stuff and so on.
> Yes, it should be possible to support your board. ASUS has had tricky
> board enables in the past, but hopefully yours isn't one of them.
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