[coreboot] flashrom issues found??

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Thu Mar 13 02:26:59 CET 2008

On 13.03.2008 02:04, joe at smittys.pointclark.net wrote:
> Quoting Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>:
>> Please note that this will not fix writing, I'm just trying to get erase
>> working and hope you can write to the (socketed?) chip with another
>> tool. If the chip is not socketed, you may want to delay testing.
> Of course it is socketed, I did it myself.
> http://www.coreboot.org/Image:Rca_rm4100_mods.jpg


> The board does not come socketed though. I have been using  
> uniflash/hotflash to program the bios so far. But that is not really  
> an option for the beta-testers so we need to get flashrom working.  
> When I removed the
> // dumb check if erase was successful
> part from write_jedec and tried it seemed to work ok.

So reading from the chip after erase resulted in 0xff for the whole
image? If not, I'd be very interested in the read result (use hexdump to

> Thanks for your help Carl-Daniel.

You're welcome.



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