[coreboot] Via epia

jtd jtd at mtnl.net.in
Thu Mar 13 13:14:24 CET 2008

On Thursday 13 March 2008 05:22 pm, Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 04:51:44PM +0530, jtd wrote:
> > flashrom identifies the flash correctly
> > flashrom reads and verifies correctly.
> > But verify fails after writing.
> > Rewriting with the dos flash tools and re verifying with flashrom
> > works correctly.
> >
> > How do i identify the problem?
> Did you remember to run flashrom -E to erase before writing new
> content? I've gotten bit by this a few times too.

Eek . no.
flashrom -E
flashrom -r tmp.bin
cat /tmp.bin
 all ffs so erase is ok
flashrom -w orig-bios.bin
flashrom -v orig-bios.bin

Verifying flash... FAILED!

flashrom -r reprogbios.bin
cat reprogbios.bin
Random data completely different from the orig-bios.bin

what next. :-(


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