Using DATA I/O to burn flash

Stefan Reinauer stepan at
Tue May 11 06:53:01 CEST 2004

* Jay Miller <jmiller at> [040511 13:55]:
> We've got a Data I/O machine and I would like to use it to burn my
> linuxbios.rom image to flash.
> What format is this image?  If I'm not mistaken it's ELF, but the DATA
> I/O doesn't have a listing for ELF files.  Has anyone used this type of
> burner to flash their BIOS chips?

Only the payload is ELF. That is the code that is executed after
hardware setup is done. This allows easy development of applications on
top of LinuxBIOS. 

The LinuxBIOS image itself is just a raw 1:1 image of what needs to be
burned to the flash chip. No headers, no bells, no whistles.


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