[coreboot] Lenovo T60 coreboot build error

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue May 10 09:02:18 CEST 2011

Sven Schnelle wrote:
> Josh Stump <josh+coreboot at pcinw.net> writes:
> > Thank you kindly.  I have now compiled the BIOS.  Next challenge is
> > how to get flashrom to flash it.  The wiki shows flashrom support.

Which wiki and page please?

> The Vendor BIOS prevents flashing with flashrom. (In fact it doesn't
> allow the SPI opcodes necessary to detect, erase and write the Flash).
> So you have to flash it either with an external programmer, or reverse
> engineer how the Phoenix BIOS protection can be circumvented.

Yes. The wiki is wrong I'm afraid, the ThinkPads aren't currently
supported by flashrom. (Now that's ironic! coreboot support before
flashrom! :)


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