[LinuxBIOS] flashrom on the host or target ?

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Tue Jan 1 18:32:44 CET 2008

Phani Babu Giddi wrote:
> Hi Corey,
> Thanks for your reply but I am not clear. Let me list the steps, may
> be that will explain the problem I see.
> 1. I have a host target environment
> 2. I build Linux Kernel image with initrd on the host
> 3. I also build the root file system on the host
> 4. Now I build Linux BIOS and specify the Linux Kernel as payload.
> 5. So at this point I have the .bin/.rom for Linux BIOS and an image
> file for the root file system.
> 6. So my question was how do I get this on the flash device. Do I have
> to use an external programmer for this ? Because there is nothing on
> the target for me to run flashrom.

Yep, you can use an external programmer, or you can use some other board
that's compatible with flashrom and your flash chip, by hot swapping the
flash chips.


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