[flashrom] via epia cn1000eg flash failed.
libv at skynet.be
Sun Oct 18 18:11:10 CEST 2009
On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 03:40:43PM +0200, Yuri Schaeffer wrote:
> I tried to flash to the latest BIOS for my board but it failed at
> verifying. The backup I made a few minutes earlier has the same problem.
> I did not (dare to) reboot the system. Attached flashrom output and
> lspci -vvnnxxx.
> board: via epia cn 1000eg
> southbr: VT8237R Plus (according to the specs)
> flashrom: v0.9.1-r750
> bios image: 1.14, 2009/07/31,
> Currently I have no idea how to repair my system. Folks at #flashrom
> pointed me to here.
Conclusion for this is that this is most likely a broken flashchip.
Rudolf and Carl-daniel spent a lot of time working with Yuri on irc to
try to resolve this, to no avail.
Rudolf provided a quick hack to try to at least have the checksum be
correct and hopefully have the machine boot again.
But the final solution for Yuri is probably getting a new chip from
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