[flashrom] FS Esprimo E5730: writing rom images seems to work correctly

Elmar Stellnberger estellnb at elstel.org
Wed Sep 30 15:26:21 CEST 2015

Yes, the md5sum of both images was different (i.e. it really did 
something). I will set a remark on this mail to gather the outstanding 
information soon.

lg Elmar

On 30.09.2015 01:24, Stefan Tauner wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Sep 2015 22:11:37 +0200
> Elmar Stellnberger <estellnb at elstel.org> wrote:
>> Today I was about to try write support for flashrom with the Xi 3650
>> BIOS and see whether it would work. The two images used for write were
>> not too different (the only difference was a BIOS setting letting you
>> choose between the on-board graphics card and an Nvidia Geforce 9600M
>> GT). Nonetheless it seems to have written (and erased) at least one
>> block of the BIOS ROM correctly.
> Hi,
> but you are definitely sure, that they actually were different (e.g.
> different MD5 checksum)?
> We should add that board to our laptop white list since 1) it is no
> laptop, 2) works flawlessly anyway.
> To that end, can you please send us the 'lspci -nn' output of that
> system and the file named 'e5730.log' created by
> 'flashrom -p internal:laptop=force_I_want_a_brick -o e5730.log'
> Thanks!

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