[flashrom] PCCHIPS M598LMR (V9.0) - OK

Stefan Tauner stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Fri Oct 14 19:34:31 CEST 2011

On Thu, 13 Oct 2011 14:52:59 -0300
Marcos Felipe Rasia de Mello <marcosfrm at gmail.com> wrote:

> PCCHIPS M598LMR boards were incredibly popular in Brazil ~12 years ago.
> There were, as usual from PCCHIPS, several hardware revisions. Some I
> remeber are 1.3, 5.0, 6.0, and 9.0. The difference between them is not
> very clear, but as a general rule the latest BIOS (2K1222S.ROM)
> applies to all of them, with one exception: if it use an ASD AE29F2008
> or Winbond W29C020 flash, the 2K1222S.ROM BIOS will *not* work (the
> board will not complete POST). In case you have one of those chips,
> you should use the 2K0930S.ROM BIOS which works fine.
> Mine has an ASD AE29F2008-12 flash (detected as "Winbond
> W29C020(C)/W29C022" by flashrom) and I successfully programmed the
> 2K0930S.ROM BIOS.
> Logs attached.
> Marcos

hello marcos and thanks for the report(s)!

i have marked the board as supported and also the sis chipset to be
tested. the (mis)detection of the flash chip is expected. the ASD chip
uses the same ID (and is hopefully a drop-in replacement which behaves

Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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