[flashrom] flashrom.8 help

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Sep 26 22:23:40 CEST 2010


Am Sonntag, den 26.09.2010, 11:57 -0700 schrieb Cam K:
> Can you actually put OPERATING instructions at the page....
> 
> http://flashrom.org/trac/flashrom/browser/trunk/flashrom.8
> 
> PLEASE!!! all the instruction links lead to that useless page, where
> there is only a glossary of commands and descriptions of their functions
> That is already included clearly within the TEXT file "flashrom.8"
> within the program (no need to regurgitate it under the guise of
> instructions)

The link you mention is the same file from the archive, since it is the
repository browser. The file is the manual page you can view using

    $ man flashrom

if you have flashrom installed. What pages refer to that link?

> I cant get the utility to load or run, I can't tell if the download even
> worked properly. Simply..... how or where do I run the utility?

After you have compiled and installed flashrom [1] you can run it with
for example `flashrom -V`.


Thanks,

Paul


[1] http://flashrom.org/Downloads

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