Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 15:22:53 +0100
From: Idwer Vollering <vidwer(a)gmail.com>
To: coreboot <coreboot(a)coreboot.org>, Joseph Smith
Subject: Re: [coreboot] Coreboot and HP Pavilion 6746C-L?
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2014-11-04 4:38 GMT+01:00 <theodore.preuninger(a)lycos.com>:
Step 1 (or equal to step 1) and step 5 From
 Intel Socket 370 Pentium III Celeron i810
i810 might still work.
Here's a photo of the board, with a close-up of the flash chip:
You still need spare flash chips and a way to program them.
When you can program the chip you'll want to see console output, either
over the serial or EHCI debug port.
DMI string baseboard-manufacturer: "Trigem
Computer, Inc." DMI string
baseboard-product-name: "Cognac" DMI string baseboard-version: "None"
DMI string chassis-type: "Other" DMI chassis-type is not specific
It actually is a desktop: blame the vendor or ODM for being lazy/lax
not filling that in.
Found ITE Super I/O, ID 0x8702 on port 0x2e
Unsupported as-is, but generic enough to configure it to send serial
WARNING! You may be running flashrom on an unsupported laptop. We
could not detect this for sure because your vendor has not setup the
SMBIOS tables correctly. You can enforce execution by adding '-p
internal:laptop=this_is_not_a_laptop' to the command line, but please
read the following warning if you are not sure.
This one is easy to handle by yourself :)
#1 Ok, so let me get this straight....
It is possible, but it requires opening up the case to getting to the
hardware - while the computer is on?
#2 Also is it worth it, considering from the risk?
Risk URL ID