[LinuxBIOS] How to ID flash chip type from software?

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Mon Feb 27 15:22:24 CET 2006

Anton Borisov wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Feb 2006 16:55:54 +0100
> Peter Stuge <stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org> wrote:
>>Peel the shiny sticker off the chip if there is one and copy the chip
>>manufacturer name and model number to the list if you don't recognize
> 	There is no shiny sticker. It has a soldered chip. SST49LF004B. 

ah. LPC part, maybe firmware hub compatible. Since it could not be ID'ed 
by flashrom, and it is an included part, then it is protected by 
additional hardware.

Unless it is just the ICH5 bios protect, which I just added support for. 
You can try to svn up and rebuild flashrom and try again.


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