[coreboot] [flashrom] Support for IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad T60 Flash

Stefan Tauner stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Sat Aug 25 06:21:38 CEST 2012

On Sat, 5 May 2012 02:27:20 +0200
Joerg Mayer <jmayer at loplof.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> some time (> 1 year?) ago I asked on flashrom about support for the T60
> and the attached patch was sent as part of the answer. The other part of
> the answer was that whoever sent this patch was not happy with it.
> Unfortunately I didn't keep the mail(s) and have forgotten the reason
> for this. Google also didn't really help. What I found was a similar but
> not identical mail on coreboot:
> http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2010-December/062303.html
> As the T60 is one of the few Laptop models that are supported by coreboot
> and I'd like to update to it I have two requests:
> 1) would someone be willing to update the patch to the current flashrom
>    codebase (I tried this and was able to read, but I don't trust it as
>    the change was done without understanding what the changes did).
> 2) if possible integrate this into flashrom to make using coreboot easier.
> 3) (of 2) would it be useful to integrate bucts into flashrom or move it
>    to coreboot/utils/?

Hello Jörg,

I have described the reason why patching is needed, how to do it and
why it is not possible to integrate this patch into flashrom in the

Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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