[flashrom] flashrom can't find flash device on 'Chaintech' motherboard.
psybertao at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 08:21:03 CET 2011
Someone gave me an old system before Christmas. It's a nice box for
something from the turn of the millennium, and in good order. The
case particularly is nice, so I decided replace my network/file server
Rather than replacing the board I tried to use it as is, but the BIOS
balks at the idea of booting from a 500GB hard-drive. I know there
are other ways I can boot and mount it, but have always wanted to try
coreboot and though this would be a neat project.
The board is a Chaintech, unfortunately I haven't been able to find a
model number. It looks very similar to the Asus P2B: Intel® 440BX -
Intel® 82371BX - Winbond™ W83977TF(visually verified).
I currently have LFS installed. flashrom tells me "No EEPROM/flash
device found. Note: flashrom can never write if the flash chip isn't
found automatically." I'm a bit sad about that.
Here are links to the flashrom, lspci, and superiotool outputs that I
was told to post in IRC, and will be following up any leads in the
chat room as well as here. Sorry if I should really be attaching them
to the email instead.
lspci -nnvvvxxx http://paste.flashrom.org/view.php?id=315
flashrom -v http://paste.flashrom.org/view.php?id=316
superiotool -deV http://paste.flashrom.org/view.php?id=317
Thanks for your time.
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