[LinuxBIOS] r2531 - trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/util/flashrom

svn at openbios.org svn at openbios.org
Wed Dec 20 15:59:56 CET 2006

Author: uwe
Date: 2006-12-20 15:59:56 +0100 (Wed, 20 Dec 2006)
New Revision: 2531

Improve flashrom description in the manpage a bit (trivial).

Signed-off-by: Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>
Acked-by: Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>

Modified: trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/util/flashrom/flashrom.1
--- trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/util/flashrom/flashrom.1	2006-12-20 14:53:22 UTC (rev 2530)
+++ trunk/LinuxBIOSv2/util/flashrom/flashrom.1	2006-12-20 14:59:56 UTC (rev 2531)
@@ -1,12 +1,14 @@
-.TH FLASHROM 1 "November 22, 2006"
+.TH FLASHROM 1 "December 20, 2006"
-flashrom \- the universal LinuxBIOS flash utility
+flashrom \- a universal flash programming utility
 .B flashrom \fR[\fB\-rwvEVfh\fR] [\fB\-c\fR chipname] [\fB\-s\fR exclude_start] [\fB\-e\fR exclude_end]
          [\fB-m\fR vendor:part] [\fB-l\fR file.layout] [\fB-i\fR image_name] [file]
 .B flashrom
-is the universal LinuxBIOS flash utility.
+is a universal flash programming utility for flash chips
+(e.g. in DIP or PLCC packaging). It can be used to flash BIOS images,
+for example.
 If no file is specified, then all that happens
 is that flash info is dumped and the flash chip is set to writable.

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