[flashrom] [commit] r931 - trunk
svn at flashrom.org
Fri Mar 12 07:41:40 CET 2010
Date: Fri Mar 12 07:41:39 2010
New Revision: 931
Tell users to probe/backup first
Signed-off-by: Michael Karcher <flashrom at mkarcher.dialup.fu-berlin.de>
Acked-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>
--- trunk/flashrom.8 Fri Mar 12 00:04:16 2010 (r930)
+++ trunk/flashrom.8 Fri Mar 12 07:41:39 2010 (r931)
@@ -22,7 +22,11 @@
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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