AW: [OpenBIOS] ROM image parser available?

Stephan Müller stephan_mueller at
Thu Jan 27 08:43:23 CET 2000

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Jeff Garzik
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 26. Januar 2000 20:51
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Betreff: [OpenBIOS] ROM image parser available?

>The PCI 2.2 spec describes the format of expansion ROMs found on
>expansion boards.
>Does anybody have a dump program which will read an expansion ROM off
>the board, or at least dump the header of the expansion ROM?

>I'm interested in finding out what's on the expansion ROM of my RTL-8139
>ethernet card...
This isn't a expansion ROM, this is an EEPROM for storing the configuration
data and some extra things like MAC-Address. If you have a socket for a
bootrom, then this is mapped to the expansion rom...

I've once written a program to change the mac-adress of 3c509-series cards
from 3com :-)

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