[coreboot] assistance with updating my bios
z4ziggy at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 20:44:02 CET 2008
many thanks. i will try the patch tomorrow night when i'm back at home and
On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 8:38 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> z4ziggy at gmail.com wrote:
> > No EEPROM/flash device found.
> > If you know which flash chip you have, and if this version of flashrom
> > supports a similar flash chip, you can try to force read your chip. Run:
> > flashrom -f -r -c similar_supported_flash_chip filename
> > Note: flashrom can never write when the flash chip isn't found
> > automatically.
> The above note is sadly not a joke.
> Corey Osgood wrote:
> > AFAIK, flashrom is broken for most ICHx.
> Not so, it works very well on a whole bunch of them.
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> > On 30.10.2008 16:57, z4ziggy at gmail.com wrote:
> > > any plans on fixing the issue or using alternative? is there a
> > > way i can assist?
> > Your flash chip is not supported. I'll add code for it.
> Some info Carl-Daniel didn't post, maybe it is informative;
> It seems that the system has a Winbond W25B40 or W25B40A flash chip.
> This is an SPI flash chip, but it seems to behave just like a FWH
> type chip.
> While waiting for Carl-Daniel you can try the attached patch. I doubt
> it will work but you never know.
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