[flashrom] Atmel AT49F002NT-90PC - Erase OK - Write FAIL

Marcos Felipe Rasia de Mello marcosfrm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 00:56:04 CEST 2011

2011/10/17 Stefan Tauner <stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at>:
> hi and thanks for your report!
> to me it looks like erase is also failing. your -VE log shows:
>> Erasing and writing flash chip... Trying erase function 0... 0x000000-0x01ffff:E, 0x020000-0x037fff:E, 0x038000-0x039fff:E, 0x03a000-0x03bfff:EERASE FAILED at 0x0003a705! Expected=0xff, Read=0xfd, failed byte count from 0x0003a000-0x0003bfff: 0x39
>> Reading current flash chip contents... done. Looking for another erase function.
>> Trying erase function 1... 0x000000-0x03ffff:EERASE FAILED at 0x0003a737! Expected=0xff, Read=0xfe, failed byte count from 0x00000000-0x0003ffff: 0x1b
>> Looking for another erase function.
>> No usable erase functions left.
> then writing will fail too of course...

Sorry, I didn't notice that. It's strange, because I ran the following
sequence: flashrom -r before.bin, flashrom -VE, flashrom -r after.bin.
The chip had a previous BIOS from another board (before.bin) and after
flashrom -VE the file after.bin is empty. I checked both in a hex


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