[flashrom] [PATCH] Tell users to probe/backup first
flashrom at mkarcher.dialup.fu-berlin.de
Sat Feb 27 23:25:32 CET 2010
flashrom.8 | 6 +++++-
1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
diff --git a/flashrom.8 b/flashrom.8
index 1baea3f..3b9bb37 100644
@@ -22,7 +22,11 @@ checking that your flashrom version won't interpret options in a different way.
You can specify one of \-E, \-r, \-w, \-v or no operation.
If no operation is specified, then all that happens
-is that flash info is dumped and the flash chip is set to writable.
+is that flash info is dumped and the flash chip is set to writable. It is
+recommended that if you try flashrom the first time on a system, you run it
+in probe only mode and check the output. Also you are advised to make a
+backup of your current ROM contents with \-r before you try to write a new
.B "\-r, \-\-read <file>"
Read flash ROM contents and save them into the given
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