[coreboot] #121: Failure to mmap /dev/mem needs a better error message (was: flashrom runtime error)

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Thu Jan 22 17:24:38 CET 2009

#121: Failure to mmap /dev/mem needs a better error message
   Reporter:  lymanrb@…          |          Owner:  stuge   
       Type:  enhancement        |         Status:  assigned
   Priority:  minor              |      Milestone:          
  Component:  flashrom           |        Version:          
   Keywords:                     |   Dependencies:          
Patchstatus:  there is no patch  |  
Changes (by stuge):

  * owner:  somebody => stuge
  * priority:  major => minor
  * type:  defect => enhancement
  * status:  new => assigned


 This happens because CONFIG_NONPROMISC_DEVMEM (pre 2008-07),
 CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM or CONFIG_X86_PAT are set in your kernel.

 Although flashrom can do nothing about any of these, I will add this
 information to the error message, so I'm not closing the ticket just yet.

Ticket URL: <http://tracker.coreboot.org/trac/coreboot/ticket/121#comment:1>
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