[flashrom] nic3com, remote flashing, slow stdout/stderr and failure on erase
maciej.pijanka at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 01:14:41 CEST 2010
Setup is relativelly simple, there are two involved machines
one which works as display/terminal, with X running etc and second
where flashrom runs.
Inside xterm on first i have ssh to second, then screen and shell where i invoke flashrom
(svn up done about hour ago)
if i do flashrom -p nic3com -V -E it will fail, (no matter if have -V or not)
if i do flashrom -p nic3com -V -E >out 2>err it will work (and erase AT29C512 i have in socket)
also if i do sleep 3; flashrom -p nic3com -V -E and switch to second screen window on same
machine it will work too.
I guess is that some delay inside printf routines during progress make problem.
I am reporting because Carl asked for report on irc.
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