[flashrom] Flashing iPXE on Intel i210 on Supermicro X11SSL-F
vadim.bulst at uni-leipzig.de
Tue Mar 6 22:07:05 CET 2018
Thanks Bill but i won't be able to track that down.
On 06.03.2018 19:52, Bill Paul wrote:
> Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, Alex Henderson had to
> walk into mine at 09:08 on Tuesday 06 March 2018 and say:
>> Usually programming the firmware ROMs for Intel NICs requires software
>> from Intel.
>> e/manageability-products.html may do the trick. Alex
> Yeah, except Intel's tools only support ROM images generated by Intel and
> stored in their magic file format. You can't use them to flash your own custom
> images. You can only do that with flashrom. :)
> The problem here is that flashrom has to know the flash programming interface
> used on the NIC, and sadly they aren't all the same. When I tried it, I used
> an 82574L card. At the time it was not supported. However, the 82574 uses the
> same programming interface as the 82571, which _was_ supported, so making it
> work was just a matter of adding the 82574's device ID to the right table in
> You can attempt to do the same thing with the i210, but I don't know offhand
> if that will work. If it doesn't, then you'll have to download the programming
> manual for the i210 and add a new programming algorithm to flashrom.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: flashrom [mailto:flashrom-bounces at flashrom.org] On Behalf Of Vadim
>> Bulst Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 12:51 AM
>> To: flashrom at flashrom.org
>> Subject: [flashrom] Flashing iPXE on Intel i210 on Supermicro X11SSL-F
>> Dear list,
>> I'm curious to know if it is possible to flash iPXE to these nics.
>> PCI-Id is listed in supported devices - 8086:1533 .
>> [root at urzospoc01 src]# flashrom -p nicintel_eeprom:pci=01:00.0 flashrom
>> v1.0 on Linux 3.10.0-693.17.1.el7.x86_64 (x86_64) flashrom is free
>> software, get the source code at https://flashrom.org
>> Using clock_gettime for delay loops (clk_id: 1, resolution: 1ns).
>> Found Programmer flash chip "Opaque flash chip" (4 kB,
>> Programmer-specific) on nicintel_eeprom.
>> No operations were specified.
>> When i build a rom for this specific nic the file has a size of 70kB.
>> Is there a way to get this rom to the nics?
>> Vadim Bulst
>> Universität Leipzig / URZ
>> 04109 Leipzig, Augustusplatz 10
>> phone: +49-341-97-33380
>> mail: vadim.bulst at uni-leipzig.de
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