LinuxBios and Openbios's dev/bios capacity
gwatson at lanl.gov
Mon Apr 12 07:36:01 CEST 2004
This seems like an openbios issue to me.
On 08/04/2004, at 7:23 AM, Mathieu Deschamps wrote:
> I've found in OpenBios dev/bios a good reason to hope i could spare
> cost of a "physical" flashing device , and a ease using. That is to say
> getting LinuxBios building the .bin and flash the onboard BIOS via the
> dev/bios mechanism.
> I have a via/epia and a SST39 series 20A (256Ko) bios chip on
> I'd thought I could read/write this bios with cat my.bin >/dev/bios
> but by insmoding bios.o. But i got a kmess coming from lines 123-126
> printk code of bios.c
> "BIOS : No flash devices found"
> This resulting in a console message "Device busy" (that is, though, a
> bit paradoxal notfound != busy isn't it ? :) )
> I can't catch what have missed me... Is dev/bios couldn't be used in
> my aim ?
> Gratefull if experienced people could help me.
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