[flashrom] Asus A7NVM400 (A7NX8-VM400)

Joshua Roys roysjosh at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 17:30:00 CET 2011

On 11/17/2011 11:23 AM, Svante Olofsson wrote:
> I tried to write the backup.rom with flashrom -V -w backup.rom and that
> seemed to work even if the rom was identical to the one already present.
> To me everything looks quite good and I am considering writing the new
> rom that I downloaded. What do you thing? Do you still want me to post
> any more information  with lspci -xxnnvvv, flashrom -V and superiotool
> -deV ?

Yes, please send that information.  The old version of flashrom failed 
because of a write protection that is in place on your system.  As 
Stefan mentioned, newer flashrom versions will not write blocks that 
don't need to be written.  See below:

> Reading old flash chip contents... done.
> Erasing and writing flash chip... Trying erase function 0...
> 0x000000-0x000fff:S, 0x001000-0x001fff:S, 0x002000-0x002fff:S,
> 0x07e000-0x07efff:S, 0x07f000-0x07ffff:S
> Erase/write done.
> Verifying flash... VERIFIED.
> Restoring PCI config space for 00:01:0 reg 0x6d
> Restoring PCI config space for 00:01:0 reg 0x92

The ":S" after the address ranges indicate that flashrom skipped that 



p.s. please use `lspci -vvvnnxxx' (as root) with 3 x's.  Thanks.

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