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authorUwe Hermann <>2009-05-19 14:14:21 +0000
committerUwe Hermann <>2009-05-19 14:14:21 +0000
commitc7e8a0ce1e2c5c08a43060ead373aebe62e68afe (patch)
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parent0495c94c9b13a4d01b22704303ae4fd7895411ed (diff)
Documentation improvements and small code/whitespace fixes
Corresponding to flashrom svn r535. Signed-off-by: Uwe Hermann <> Acked-by: Uwe Hermann <>
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@@ -3,7 +3,10 @@ flashrom README
flashrom is a utility for reading, writing, verifying and erasing flash ROM
-chips. It's often used to flash BIOS/coreboot/firmware images.
+chips. It's often used to flash BIOS/EFI/coreboot/firmware images in-system
+using a supported mainboard, but it also supports flashing of network
+cards (NICs), SATA controller cards, and other external devices which can
+program flash chips.
It supports a wide range of DIP32, PLCC32, DIP8, SO8/SOIC8, TSOP32, and
TSOP40 chips, which use various protocols such as LPC, FWH, parallel flash,
@@ -80,7 +83,7 @@ Supported Flash Chips / Chipsets / Mainboards
Please check the output of 'flashrom -L' for the list of supported
-flash chips, chipsets/southbridges, and mainboards.
+flash chips, chipsets/southbridges, mainboards, and flash programmers.
See also for more details.
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