[coreboot] flashrom issues??
stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Feb 29 20:21:45 CET 2008
* Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> [080229 20:13]:
>>>> Yes, it means the actual flash write mechanism is protected, though the
>>>> ID command gets through. I had the same thing on another ICH4M board.
>>>> Might be SMM protection, some GPIO or some other mapping/locking
>>> Do you remember what you did to fix this on the ICH4-M?
>> The issue remained unfixed, I used a Galep5 to burn the flash chips.
> In theory, this should be debuggable with DOS ports of the ICH GPIO dumper
> and superiotool.
SMM based bios lock down? How so? It does not seem to be a GPIO issue in
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