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jtd at mtnl.net.in
Thu Mar 13 14:25:52 CET 2008
On Thursday 13 March 2008 05:44 pm, jtd wrote:
> 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. :-(
Data from first try and 2nd try are exactly the same.
Also flashing with the dos tool and verifying with flashrom
verifies ok and the flashrom read data matches with the original bios.
so reads are ok. it's the write which seems to be a problem.
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