[flashrom] Something went terribly wrong...
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Thu Dec 3 00:35:29 CET 2009
On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 09:38:55PM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> Hi Andrea,
> don't worry, we can help you recover.
> It looks like your chip may have ignored the erase command.
> Can you please tell us the exact mainboard name and also send the output of
> lspci -nnvvvxxx
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> On 06.10.2009 19:21, Andrea Cucchi wrote:
> > Here it is what happened
> > andrea at andrea-desktop:~/Scrivania$ sudo flashrom -w W7046IM7.21C
> > flashrom v0.9.1-r706
> > Found chipset "Intel ICH6/ICH6R", enabling flash write... OK.
> > Disabling flash write protection for board "MSI MS-7046"... OK.
> > Calibrating delay loop... OK.
> > Found chip "Winbond W39V040FA" (512 KB, FWH) at physical address 0xfff80000.
> > Flash image seems to be a legacy BIOS. Disabling checks.
> > Writing flash chip... ERASE FAILED at 0x00000000!
> Failed at 0x00000000 is usually a good sign.
> > Expected=0xff,
> > Read=0x49, failed byte count from 0x00000000-0x0007ffff: 0x53e8d
> > ERASE FAILED!
> > ERASE FAILED!
> > FAILED!
> > Your flash chip is in an unknown state.
> > Get help on IRC at irc.freenode.net channel #flashrom
> Can you join us in IRC? You can use http://webchat.freenode.net/ if you
> don't have a IRC chat program. That way, we can directly diagnose this
> with you.
> > I can see only now that I did not write the "v" on the command line,
> > dammit, please help needed.
> Did you backup the old image with "flashrom -r" first? If yes, you're
> probably very lucky.
> > Thank you very much for your atenction in advance.
> I'm confident we can fix this.
Hrm... Whatever happened to this report?
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