[coreboot] #121: Failure to mmap /dev/mem needs a better error message (was: flashrom runtime error)

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Jan 22 17:48:07 CET 2009

Dear Peter,

Am Donnerstag, den 22.01.2009, 16:24 +0000 schrieb coreboot:

>  This happens because CONFIG_NONPROMISC_DEVMEM (pre 2008-07),
>  CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM or CONFIG_X86_PAT are set in your kernel.
>  Although flashrom can do nothing about any of these, I will add this
>  information to the error message, so I'm not closing the ticket just yet.

There is an entry in the FAQ for this issue [1].



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