[LinuxBIOS] Can't compile flashrom
fred_silva at clix.pt
Sun Nov 25 19:08:16 CET 2007
I'm a new member of the mailing list too, until now i was only a passive
I have a suggestion. You can use grub to boot a floppy disk image with
the flasher and bios. (and flash it).
Here is how
> I'm new to LinuxBios, and just looking for a way to flash the bios on an HP
> laptop without installing Windoze. None of the tricks I've found through
> Google have worked for me so far, including HP's own utility for making
> bootable usb keys.
> I'm trying to compile just the flashrom component of LinuxBios from svn, but
> make gives me an error telling me that I need to install pciutils-devel and
> zlib-devel. The problem is these packages are already installed.
> I extracted the little .test.c program from the Makefile, and determined that
> the linker is unable to resolve the call to pci_alloc. The problem is I don't
> know why. The header is there in /usr/include/pci/pci.h,
> and /usr/lib/libpci.a is there (but I don't know how to tell what symbols the
> library provides; reached the limit of my expertise there).
> This happens on two different machines, one running Mandriva 2008.0 (the
> laptop in question), and the other Mandriva 2007.0 (my desktop pc). Any ideas
> what's going on and how to resolve it?
More information about the coreboot