[flashrom] actual bios settings
stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Sep 24 18:57:33 CEST 2009
Bart Swinnen wrote:
> rminnich wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 8:19 AM, Bart Swinnen <bart.swinnen at luminex.be> wrote:
>>> Does flashrom normally also reads actual BIOS setting of a board?
>>> I'm trying flashrom on IEI Wafer-LX-800
>>> It finds PMC Pm49FL004 device and I can read it.
>>> It gives me a 512k bin file. If I write this file to another board of its
>>> kind, I still have the actual settings of that board and not the one stored
>>> in the board where I had the bin from.
>>> Am I missing something?
>> some settings are maintained in CMOS, and flashrom can not/should not
>> change them as part of flashing.
> Is there a way to read CMOS, and write CMOS with linux?
util/nvramtool in the coreboot tree.
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