[LinuxBIOS] flashrom fails on GA-M57SLI with 1MB ROM

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Wed Nov 21 23:11:46 CET 2007

Hi Andi,

On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 11:07:27PM +0100, Andreas B. Mundt wrote:
> today, I replaced the 512kB EEPROM on my GA-M57SLI by a 1024kB
> SST49LF080A chip. Flashing of a 1024kB BIOS (after booting with
> proprietary BIOS) works fine. After booting LB, writing with flashrom
> fails. (If you rewrite the same linuxbios.rom and use '--verify',
> anything looks ok, but if you write something 'new' on the ROM, the
> verification fails. Reading the ROM content and comparing it with the
> content written shows differences at the very end of the image.)  
> So the issue that has been solved for the 512kB LPC recently seems to
> pop up again!?

Don't think so - I'm not having any problems and I also use SST49LF080A flash
chips on an m57sli-s4. Something else must be going on.


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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