[flashrom] Tyan 2915 and 2915-E --- test report
axelbergerhoff at compuserve.com
Tue Jul 27 11:06:10 CEST 2010
Am Montag, 26. Juli 2010 schrieb Jörg Fischer:
> Axel Bergerhoff schrieb:
> > tried several Tyan 2915 (S2915A2NRF) and S2915-E (S2915A2NRF-E) all with
> > the same result.
> > #1
> > Using flashrom -r to get the PROM's content and comparing that with the
> > appropriate version from Tyan's website gives differences in all cases.
> That's expected behaviour. Your flash will contain serial numbers of you
> board, MAC address(es) of your on-board NIC(s) and other dynamic stuff.
> The flash tool form your vendor will know about this and does not touch
> these specific areas.
> Flashrom on the other hand does not know anything about this and will
> happily overwrite this data.
> > #2
> > Took a 2915 (S2915A2NRF) and flashed with the DOS tool offered by Tyan
> > (phlash16.exe) to BIOS revision 3.00 (2915v300.rom). Then reread with
> > flashrom -r and compared both files - a bunch of differencies again. I
> > attached the outputs of flashrom, lspci, and superiotool for this board.
> Same issue here.
> -- Jim
Just flashed the first one with flashrom, worked fine.
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