[flashrom] JIDA CMOS

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Feb 16 19:31:47 CET 2010

On 16.02.2010 18:09, Marc Ferland wrote:
> At Tue, 16 Feb 2010 04:41:35 +0100,
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> nvramtool may be useful for your task (which looks like clearing NVRAM),
>> but if there is no NVRAM in your machine, editing the BIOS image before
>> flashing may be the way to go.
> I've continued my search, and it looks like a JIDA32 kernel driver
> exits along with a jidacmos utility for linux. I wonder why I didn't
> see that before!
> From the readme.txt:
> The jidacmos linux tool enables you to save and restore the CMOS settings of
> all supported Kontron CPU boards from within a Linux environment.
> I'll also take a look at nvramtool.

Judging from the readme, nvramtool should be usable as a full
replacement for jidacmos (at least the Linux variant), and nvramtool
doesn't need a kernel driver at all.


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