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= HOWTO: Using precompiled binaries =
 
 
Howto use flashrom with FreeDOS instead of Linux (because of half broken bios or any other reasons):
 
 
# Get a USB memory drive with at least 1GB of memory available (or any other memory device you can boot from)
 
# Download FreeDOS Image form http://downloads.joelinoff.com/fdos11.tar.bz2 (more information here: http://joelinoff.com/blog/?p=431 )
 
# Extract the image
 
# Use dd to put the image on your prefered memory device (example: dd if=/extracted/image/fdos11.img of=/dev/sdX bs=4M)
 
# After it have been written to the usb device, remove it once and put it back again into your computer
 
# Download latest precompiled flashrom from here: http://buildbot.flashrom.org/buildresults/latest-build/dos/flashrom.exe
 
# Copy latest precompiled flashrom dos exe to the main directory of the usb device
 
# Download CWSDPMI.EXE from http://www.flashrom.org/File:Csdpmi7b.zip and extract it
 
# copy bin/CWSDPMI.EXE to your usb device
 
# Download your bios file you would like to flash and copy it to the main directory of the usb device
 
# Unmount the USB drive and you can now boot from it and use flashrom as described here:
 
#* http://linux.die.net/man/8/flashrom
 
#* http://flashrom.org/Board_Testing_HOWTO
 
 
 
= Compilation =
 
= Compilation =
  
 
To cross-compile on Linux for DOS:
 
To cross-compile on Linux for DOS:
  
# Get RPMs of the cross compiler from the [http://www.delorie.com/djgpp/getting.html DJGPP site] and install them (or use any other binary or source packages suitable for your distribution). You will need:
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#: Get packages of the DJGPP cross compiler and install them:
#*djcross-binutils
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#:* djgpp-filesystemdjgpp-gcc
#*djcross-gcc
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#:* djgpp-cpp
#*djcrx
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#:* djgpp-runtime
# Download [https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/utils/pciutils/pciutils-3.1.5.tar.gz pciutils 3.1.5] and apply [[File:Pciutils.patch.gz]] (original source: http://assembler.cz/flashrom/pciutils.patch)
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#:* djgpp-binutils
# Download and compile [[File:Libgetopt.tar.gz]] (original source: http://assembler.cz/flashrom/libgetopt/
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#: As an alternative, the [http://www.delorie.com/djgpp/getting.html DJGPP web site] offers packages for download as well:
# Compile pciutils, see README.DJGPP for instructions.
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#:* djcross-binutils-2.29.1-1ap.x86_64.rpm
# Enter the flashrom directory.
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#:* djcross-gcc-7.2.0-1ap.x86_64.rpm
# ../libpci should contain pciutils source and binaries.
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#:* djcrx-2.05-5.x86_64.rpm
# ../libgetopt should contain getopt.a from libgetopt.
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#: The cross toolchain packages for your distribution may have slightly different names (look for packages named '''djgpp''').
# Run either (change settings where appropriate)
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#: Alternatively, you could use a script to build it from scratch: https://github.com/andrewwutw/build-djgpp
#: make CC=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp-gcc STRIP=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp-strip
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# You will need the libpci and libgetopt library source trees and their compiled static libraries and header files installed in some directory say libpci-libgetopt/, which will be later specified with LIBS_BASE parameter during flashrom compilation. Easiest way to handle it is to put pciutils, libgetopt and flashrom directories in one subdirectory. There will be an extra subdirectory libpci-libgetopt created, which will contain compiled libpci and libgetopt.
#: or (above settings hardcoded)
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# Download [https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/utils/pciutils/pciutils-3.5.6.tar.gz pciutils 3.5.6] and apply [[File:Pciutils-3.5.6.patch.gz]]
#: make djgpp-dos
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# Compile pciutils, using following command line:<br /><code>make ZLIB=no DNS=no HOST=i386-djgpp-djgpp CROSS_COMPILE=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp- \</code><br /><code>    PREFIX=/ DESTDIR=$PWD/../libpci-libgetopt  \</code><br /><code>    STRIP="--strip-program=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp-strip -s" install install-lib</code>
# To run flashrom.exe, download and unpack [[File:Csdpmi7b.zip]] (original source: http://homer.rice.edu/~sandmann/cwsdpmi/csdpmi7b.zip, local mirror of source: [[File:Csdpmi7s.zip]]) and make sure CWSDPMI.EXE is in the current directory when running flashrom.exe.
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# Download and compile with 'make' [[File:Libgetopt.tar.gz]]
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# Copy the libgetopt.a to ../libpci-libgetopt/lib and getopt.h to ../libpci-libgetopt/include
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# Enter the flashrom directory.<br /><code>make CC=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp-gcc STRIP=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp-strip LIBS_BASE=../libpci-libgetopt/ strip</code>
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# If you like, you can compress the resulting executable with UPX:<br /><code>upx -9 flashrom.exe</code>
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# To run flashrom.exe, download [[File:Csdpmi7b.zip]] and unpack CWSDPMI.EXE into the current directory or one in PATH.

Latest revision as of 11:57, 12 February 2019

Compilation

To cross-compile on Linux for DOS:

  1. Get packages of the DJGPP cross compiler and install them:
    • djgpp-filesystemdjgpp-gcc
    • djgpp-cpp
    • djgpp-runtime
    • djgpp-binutils
    As an alternative, the DJGPP web site offers packages for download as well:
    • djcross-binutils-2.29.1-1ap.x86_64.rpm
    • djcross-gcc-7.2.0-1ap.x86_64.rpm
    • djcrx-2.05-5.x86_64.rpm
    The cross toolchain packages for your distribution may have slightly different names (look for packages named djgpp).
    Alternatively, you could use a script to build it from scratch: https://github.com/andrewwutw/build-djgpp
  2. You will need the libpci and libgetopt library source trees and their compiled static libraries and header files installed in some directory say libpci-libgetopt/, which will be later specified with LIBS_BASE parameter during flashrom compilation. Easiest way to handle it is to put pciutils, libgetopt and flashrom directories in one subdirectory. There will be an extra subdirectory libpci-libgetopt created, which will contain compiled libpci and libgetopt.
  3. Download pciutils 3.5.6 and apply File:Pciutils-3.5.6.patch.gz
  4. Compile pciutils, using following command line:
    make ZLIB=no DNS=no HOST=i386-djgpp-djgpp CROSS_COMPILE=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp- \
    PREFIX=/ DESTDIR=$PWD/../libpci-libgetopt \
    STRIP="--strip-program=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp-strip -s" install install-lib
  5. Download and compile with 'make' File:Libgetopt.tar.gz
  6. Copy the libgetopt.a to ../libpci-libgetopt/lib and getopt.h to ../libpci-libgetopt/include
  7. Enter the flashrom directory.
    make CC=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp-gcc STRIP=i586-pc-msdosdjgpp-strip LIBS_BASE=../libpci-libgetopt/ strip
  8. If you like, you can compress the resulting executable with UPX:
    upx -9 flashrom.exe
  9. To run flashrom.exe, download File:Csdpmi7b.zip and unpack CWSDPMI.EXE into the current directory or one in PATH.