[coreboot] For Help of Flashrom Usage

MHG mhghot at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 2 08:42:28 CEST 2008

Hi Peter,
Thank you very much.
The problem is solved after I changed layout.c according to your patch file.
Thanks again.
Best regards,
> Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 05:25:42 +0200> From: peter at stuge.se> To: coreboot at coreboot.org> Subject: Re: [coreboot] For Help of Flashrom Usage> > Hello,> > On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 06:23:38PM +0800, HongGang.Ma at venture.com.sg wrote:> > We are using flashrom to flash BIOS in Linux. But it can only> > successfully read flash and save into file, can not write ROM file> > into flash.> > > > Error information --- Segmentation fault.> > There is a known bug in flashrom. Sometimes it will incorrectly> identify the ROM file that should be written as a coreboot ROM file,> and in that case some data from the ROM file will be used incorrectly> and typically cause flashrom to crash with a Segmentation fault.> > > > Could you please provide us some comments or proposals on the problem?> > To confirm that you are also encountering the known bug, you can try> running: flashrom -wv myBIOS.rom -V> > If you see a message similar to this:> > coreboot last image size (not ROM size) is 1234 bytes.> > Where 1234 is some nonsense number, it is indeed the known bug.> > > You can disable the heuristic that is used to identify coreboot ROM> files by applying the attached patch or changing layout.c manually.> Please let us know if it works for you.> > > Thank you for your interest in flashrom! :)> > > //Peter
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