[flashrom] curious about nicrealtek

Kyle Kienapfel doctor.whom at gmail.com
Fri May 28 19:23:35 CEST 2010

I'm getting the same error with the rtl8139b board that I used to
write to the flash in the first place. I can successfully use the
kernel module that ctflash has for flashing rtl8139's

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 5:49 AM, Michael Karcher
<flashrom at mkarcher.dialup.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 28.05.2010, 00:41 -0700 schrieb Kyle Kienapfel:
>> Yup, the output looks sensible
> I'm afread the output looks like the "write enable" pin of your EEPROM
> is not connected to the RTL8139 chip as it would be needed to detect,
> erase and write the flash rom chip. As reading just uses the "chip
> enable" and "output enable" pins, reading is not a problem.
> This line:
>> Probing for SST SST29EE010, 128 KB: probe_jedec_common: id1 0x55, id2 0xaa, id1 parity violation, id1 is normal flash content, id2 is normal flash content
> shows quite clear that the "read ID" command (which is delivered using a
> write cycle) does not reach the chip, so it returns the first two data
> bytes instead of vendor/product ID.
> Regards,
>  Michael Karcher

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