[coreboot] #121: Failure to mmap /dev/mem needs a better error message (was: flashrom runtime error)
Niels Ole Salscheider
niels_ole at salscheider-online.de
Sun Jan 25 19:13:58 CET 2009
> 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.
I did not try it but this kernel patch may fix the issue with CONFIG_X86_PAT
since flashrom tries to mmap the first MB in cbtable.c:
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