[flashrom] FlashRom and Intel C204 chipset.

Stefan Tauner stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Oct 12 23:57:46 CEST 2011

On Wed, 12 Oct 2011 22:01:01 +0400
"Andrey V. Bondarenko" <avbondarenko at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> Verbose output is in the attachment file for chipset Intel C204. I sent this
> e-mail because it was suggested to send report.
> # ./flashrom --read ./P8B-E-4L-ASUS-0602.ROM
> flashrom v0.9.4-r1395 on Linux 2.6.18-274.3.1.el5.028stab094.3 (x86_64),
> built with libpci 3.1.7, GCC 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-51), little
> endian
> flashrom is free software, get the source code at http://www.flashrom.org
> Calibrating delay loop... OK.
> Found chipset "Intel C204".
> This chipset is marked as untested. If you are using an up-to-date version
> of flashrom please email a report to flashrom at flashrom.org including a
> verbose (-V) log. Thank you!
> Enabling flash write... OK.
> This chipset supports the following protocols: FWH, SPI.
> Found Winbond flash chip "W25Q64" (8192 kB, SPI) at physical address
> 0xff800000.
> Reading flash... Transaction error!
> Read operation failed!

hello and thanks for your report.

this is another case of a locked Management Engine (ME) region, which
we can't unlock yet.
i have added the P8B-E/4L to our list of boards with a note about the
problem for now and will commit that later.

Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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