Timely email, succesfully used buspirate just two days ago. Still struggling though because you lose the Intel ME/ATM functions. The code for the ME co-resides with the BIOS code in the flash. But the rest works fine. Those functions must be signed with the certificate being stored elsewhere.

On May 3, 2014 1:51 PM, "Stefan Tauner" <stefan.tauner@alumni.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
On Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:55:16 -0700
Roberto Denis <roberto@godenis.com> wrote:

> BIOS Lock Enable: enabled, BIOS Write Enable: disabled, BIOS_CNTL is 0x2a
> WARNING: BIOS region SMM protection is enabled!

That's the problem IMHO. See SMM_BWP in the chipset documentation
(section 13.1.33 in intel document 326200). Short version: if you want
to write there easily, use an external programmer.

Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner