[flashrom] FAILED: apu1c

Stefan Tauner stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Sat Apr 19 18:46:45 CEST 2014

On Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:07:34 +0200 (CEST)
Tino Schmeier <tino at schmeier.info> wrote:

> Hey there,
> i tried to flash the latest bios-update for pcengines apu1c with flashrom (0.9.4-2) from openwrt-repository. After flashing the verification fails:
> root at OpenWrt:~# flashrom -w apu140405.rom 
> flashrom v0.9.4-r1395 on Linux 3.3.8 (i686), built with libpci 3.1.10, GCC 4.6.3 20120201 (prerelease), little endian
> flashrom is free software, get the source code at http://www.flashrom.org
> Calibrating delay loop... OK.
> coreboot table found at 0x7e17cc00.
> Found chipset "AMD SB700/SB710/SB750/SB850". Enabling flash write... OK.
> This chipset supports the following protocols: LPC, FWH, SPI.
> Found Macronix flash chip "MX25L1605" (2048 kB, SPI) at physical address 0xffe00000.
> Reading old flash chip contents... done.
> Erasing and writing flash chip... Erase/write done.
> Verifying flash... VERIFY FAILED at 0x00000000! Expected=0x4c, Read=0xcc, failed byte count from 0x00000000-0x001fffff: 0xe62f
> Your flash chip is in an unknown state.
> Get help on IRC at irc.freenode.net (channel #flashrom) or
> mail flashrom at flashrom.org with FAILED: your board name in the subject line!
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Yes, as long as you do not reboot.
The best way to correct this is to use an up-to-date flashrom version
including a few additional patches from my amd branch:
I don't have time to explain the details ATM, please ask on IRC if you
need further help.

Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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