[flashrom] HP Vectra VL420 SFF

Mattias Mattsson vitplister at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 01:35:34 CET 2009

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 00:50, Michael Karcher
<flashrom at mkarcher.dialup.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 22.12.2009, 21:05 +0100 schrieb Mattias Mattsson:
>> I'm trying to flash the latest BIOS-version on a HP Vectra VL420 SFF
>> but it fails with latest flashrom (r811).
> This board needs a board enable. I don't like the PCI ID match, as HP
> seems to use subsystem device IDs based on chip device IDs instead of
> their products. The match is likely to broad.
> Mattias, please try this patch, also, please send the output of
> "dmidecode -s baseboard-manufacturer" and "dmidecode -s
> baseboard-product-name" to this list, in case we are going to implement
> DMI-based device detection. Your machine would be a candidate where it
> seems useful.

The patch works. Many thanks!

Here's the requested output:

# dmidecode -s baseboard-manufacturer

# dmidecode -s baseboard-product-name
HP System Board

The above seems rather generic so here's also:

# dmidecode -s baseboard-version


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