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Note: The Intel ICH7 southbridge seems to allows booting from PCI ROMs ('''not''' arbitrary PCI expansion ROMs as used on graphics cards, SCSI controllers, etc.) -- maybe this should be investigated in order to check if or how it might be useful.
Note: The Intel ICH7 southbridge seems to allows booting from PCI ROMs ('''not''' arbitrary PCI expansion ROMs as used on graphics cards, SCSI controllers, etc.) -- maybe this should be investigated in order to check if or how it might be useful.
== Flashrom ==
=== Can't mmap memory using /dev/mem: Invalid argument ===
[http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2008-December/043708.html Please check that your kernel doesn't have CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM set, as it will stop flashrom from working.]
[http://www.coreboot.org/pipermail/coreboot/2008-December/043497.html Another poster reported that CONFIG_X86_PAT will also stop flashrom from working. Please try booting with the nopat kernel parameter to temporarily disable it.]


== Obsolete FAQ items ==
== Obsolete FAQ items ==


Please see [[FAQ/Obsolete]] for (probably) obsolete FAQ items.
Please see [[FAQ/Obsolete]] for (probably) obsolete FAQ items.

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