[flashrom] Asrock N61P-S: Testing reading

Stefan Tauner stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Mon May 21 01:42:38 CEST 2012

On Sun, 20 May 2012 10:24:05 +0200
Felix Janda <felix.janda at posteo.de> wrote:

> reading out the flash chip works. However I don't get the same result
> each time.  More precisely I get equal dumps when reading the chip
> several times, but I get something different after reboot. The
> differences appear however only in the region
> 0x0006e000-0x00070000. The image from the vendor is also identical to
> the dumps but in this region, where it contains only 0xff.


the firmware is free to use the flash chip as data storage for e.g.
logs of the boot process (e.g. last selected boot device), and yours
apparently stores them in the region you mentioned...

if you try updating it, please let us know the result, thanks.
Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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