[coreboot] Flashrom fails with Kernel 2.6.28

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jan 2 16:47:09 CET 2009

Am Freitag, den 26.12.2008, 15:08 +0100 schrieb Peter Stuge:

> Niels Ole Salscheider wrote:
> > Do you know if there is a change from 2.6.27 to 2.6.28 which could
> > cause this error?
> Please check that your kernel doesn't have CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM set,
> as it will stop flashrom from working.
> Another poster reported that CONFIG_X86_PAT will also stop flashrom
> from working. Please try booting with the nopat kernel parameter to
> temporarily disable it.

I added your answer to a new entry in the FAQ [1].



[1] http://www.coreboot.org/FAQ#Can.27t_mmap_memory_using_.2Fdev.2Fmem:_Invalid_argument
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