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| [http://www.via.com.tw/en/products/mainboards/motherboards.jsp?motherboard_id=202 EPIA-MII]

Revision as of 17:20, 11 August 2007

Flashrom is a utility which can be used to detect BIOS chips (DIP, PLCC), read their contents and write new contents on the chips ("flash the chip").

Supported devices

Note: There are probably some chips which are compatible to the ones listed below.

Flash chips

Vendor Flash part Status
AMD AM-29F040B OK
AMD AM-29F016D OK
ASD AE49F2008 OK
Atmel AT-29C040A OK
Atmel AT-29C020 OK
EMST F49B002UA OK
Intel®(Firmware Hub) 82802AB OK
Intel®(Firmware Hub) 82802AC OK
M-Systems MD-2802 OK1
MX MX-29F002 OK
PMC PMC-49FL002 OK
PMC PMC-49FL004 OK
Sharp LHF-00L04 OK
SST SST-29EE020A OK
SST SST-28SF040A OK
SST SST-39SF010A OK
SST SST-39SF020A OK
SST SST-39SF040 OK
SST SST-39VF020 OK
SST SST-49LF040B OK
SST SST-49LF040 OK
SST SST-49LF020A OK
SST SST-49LF080A OK
SST SST-49LF002A/B OK
SST SST-49LF003A/B OK
SST SST-49LF004A/B OK
SST SST-49LF008A OK
SST SST-49LF004C OK
SST SST-49LF008C OK
SST SST-49LF016C OK
SST SST-49LF160C OK
ST ST-M50FLW040A OK4
ST ST-M50FLW040B OK4
ST ST-M50FLW080A OK4
ST ST-M50FLW080B OK4
ST ST-M50FW040 OK4
ST ST-M50FW080 OK4
ST ST-M50FW016 OK4
ST ST-M50LPW116 OK4
ST ST-M29F002B OK
ST ST-M29F002T OK
ST ST-M29F002NT OK
ST ST-M29F400BT OK
ST ST-M29F040B OK
ST ST-M29W010B OK4
ST ST-M29W040B OK4
SyncMOS S29C51001T/B OK4
SyncMOS S29C51002T/B OK
SyncMOS S29C51004T/B OK4
SyncMOS S29C31004T OK4
Winbond™ W29C011 OK
Winbond™ W29C020C OK
Winbond™ W49F002U OK
Winbond™ W49V002A OK
Winbond™ W49V002FA OK
Winbond™ W39V040FA OK
Winbond™ W39V040A OK
Winbond™ W39V040B OK
Winbond™ W39V080A OK

Southbridges

Vendor Southbridge Status
ALi M1533 OK
AMD Geode™ CS5530/CS5530A OK
AMD Geode™ SC1100  ?
AMD AMD-8111 OK
ATI SB400  ?
Broadcom HT-1000 OK
Intel®  ICH OK2
Intel®  PIIX4/PIIX4E/PIIX4M OK
NVIDIA CK804 OK
NVIDIA MCP51  ?
NVIDIA MCP55 OK
SiS 630  ?
SiS 5595  ?
VIA CX700 OK
VIA VT8231  ?
VIA VT8235  ?
VIA VT8237  ?
VIA VT82C686  ?

Mainboards which need special setup

Vendor Mainboard Required option Status
agámi Aruma/AIS6000 -m AGAMI:ARUMA OK
ASUS A7V400-MX OK
ASUS A7V8X-MX OK
ASUS P5A -m asus:p5a OK
EPoX EP-BX3 -m epox:ep-bx3 OK
IBM x3455 -m ibm:x3455 OK
IWILL DK8-HTX -m iwill:dk8_htx OK
Tyan S2498 (Tomcat K7M) OK
VIA EPIA-M OK5
VIA EPIA-MII OK5

1 Unsupported, disabled by default.
2 This includes the ICH, ICH0, ICH2, ICH2-M, ICH3-S, ICH3-M, ICH4/ICH4-L, ICH4-M, ICH5/ICH5R, ICH6/ICH6R, ICH6-M, ICH7DH, ICH7/ICH7R, ICH7M, ICH7MDH, ICH8/ICH8R, ICH8DH, and ICH8DO chipsets. ICH2: Identifying and reading chips seems to work, but there are reports that writing may not work on some mainboards.
4 Untested, but should work.
5 Might also work for other CLE266 based EPIAs.

Installation

Requirements

Flashrom requires the pciutils and zlib development packages in order to be built.

In Debian unstable the respective packages are called pciutils-dev and zlib1g-dev.

Manual Installation

$ svn co svn://linuxbios.org/repos/trunk/util/flashrom
$ make
$ sudo make install

Or (as root):

# make install

Debian

$ sudo apt-get install flashrom