Flashing the Tyan S2642?

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Oct 29 14:14:00 CET 2002

On Tue, 29 Oct 2002, Bill Rugolsky Jr. wrote:

> Last weekend I was looking at installing LinuxBIOS on my Tyan S2462,
> and got to the point of building the romimage, but couldn't figure out how
> to flash it.  devbios (from CVS) reported (in /proc/bios) that it was an
> unsupported Macronix part, and flash_rom (from linuxbios CVS) didn't
> appear to recognize it either.

you're going to love this. You have to use the setpci command to set the
write enable for flash.

Better than that, what you should do is figure out how to make MTD work on
this board and then tell me what you did, as I can never get it to work.


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