[coreboot] coreboot Digest, Vol 46, Issue 148

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Wed Jan 7 13:49:56 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 10:15:32AM +0000, Daniele Primon wrote:
> Hi, obrain a similar output when trying to flash a proprietary BIOS.
> What I guess is that the initial address could be wrong. Here is the
> output:
> root at debian:~# flashrom -w -v A6T-ASUS-0706.ROMCalibrating delay
> loop... OK.No coreboot table found.Found chipset "NVIDIA MCP51",
> enabling flash write... OK.Found chip "PMC Pm49FL004" (512 KB) at
> physical address 0xfff80000.Flash image seems to be a legacy BIOS.
> Disabling checks.Programming page: 0007 at address:
> 0x00070000Verifying flash... FAILED!  Expected=0xf8, Read=0x68

Are you sure your board is supported by flashrom, or works without
special support? See http://www.coreboot.org/Flashrom#Supported_mainboards

Also, have you tried the command multiple times (e.g. 5 times) in a row?
Sometimes there are glitches and writing will not work, but on the next
run it will...

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