[flashrom] flashrom -V

steve at twovoyagers.com steve at twovoyagers.com
Sat Jul 6 21:53:13 CEST 2013

> On Wed, 3 Jul 2013 19:04:54 -0700
> steve at twovoyagers.com wrote:
>> Board name: GeForce 6100PM - M2 V3.0
>>   There was an oddity.  After running
>> $ sudo flashrom -V -p internal > flashrom-V.txt ,
>> I got this message
>> (which doesn't appear in the capture):
>> Mapping NVIDIA MCP6x SPI at 0xfec80000, unaligned size 0x544.
> Hello Steve,
> that's ok. It was printed to the standard error output and you only
> redirected standard output. You can create log files with the -o
> parameter BTW.

>>   Dunno what that means, but this specific board wasn't included in the
>> list of boards known to work, but all appeared to go as intended.
>> Thanks!
> You did not mention what exactly "appeared to go as intended". Your log
> only shows that flashrom detects the flash chip correctly, but we are
> more interested in successful writes (which the output message does not
> point out very clearly). Did you test writing?

  Sorry I wasn't clear.  flashrom did successfully overwrite the OEM
AMI BIOS dated 2010/03/24 with the (newest) one dated 2010/05/26.

> --
> Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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