[coreboot] sony vaio pcg sr1k

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sun May 11 14:48:21 CEST 2008

On 08.05.2008 08:28, misi e wrote:
> as I posted on the blog of Uwe, I have a sony vaio pcg sr1k laptop, and
> wonder if I could flash it with coreboot. The box has
> Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge chipset.
> hovewer the results of the following commands are not encouriging, please
> tell me if there is any chance to get coreboot working. Please find attached
> the outpoot of the commands.

It will be very difficult to run coreboot on your machine, but we can
fix flashrom to work.

> Found chipset "PIIX4/PIIX4E/PIIX4M": Enabling flash write... OK.
> probe_jedec: id1 0xbf, id2 0xd7

That's a good result. We now know you have a SST 39VF040 flash chip, but
it is not supported yet. I have sent a patch to change this a few
minutes ago. It will be committed soon and then it would be nice if you
could retest flashrom.


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