[flashrom] [PATCH] Add -p gfxnvidia for flashing NVIDIA graphics cards
uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Wed Sep 30 20:44:35 CEST 2009
On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 12:13:05AM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 08.07.2009 16:22, Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 02:12:16PM +0200, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> >> See patch.
> >> Please do NOT try write/erase on any important cards yet, it doesn't
> >> seem to fully work properly yet and you could "brick" your card.
> >> I tested a "RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro", which successfully
> >> identified and read a Winbond W29C011 chip, but erase and write behaved
> >> incorrect and I finally bricked the card.
> >> Will look into recovery soon (likely will work via software I assume,
> >> no hardware hacking strictly required I think/hope, we'll see).
> >> As for the list of supported cards: I have no idea which of those may
> >> work (i.e. have the same flash programming interface), maybe none, maybe
> >> all of them (and lots more NVIDIA cards), we'll see as soon as others
> >> test more cards.
> Luc already acked this on condition of some changes, but I didn't see
> any followup yet.
> Even if the code is semi-broken right now, I'd like to merge it (and
> disable compilation by default). That way, we can reduce the number of
> unmerged patches and at the same time make it easy for other developers
> to test and/or fix.
Done, committed in r737 with various changes.
I changed some of the infrastructure to match our current setup for the
other external flashers and tested that just toggling the single bit as
suggested by Luc works on hardware.
Also added some programmer_shutdown() calls, those will probably be
converted to atexit() usage later, though.
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