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authorCarl-Daniel Hailfinger <>2009-06-01 00:02:11 +0000
committerCarl-Daniel Hailfinger <>2009-06-01 00:02:11 +0000
commit3504b539bfa33693510d83402a344b1eafd7a592 (patch)
tree188831bf4243fd81eb83eb983a06731d21021529 /flashrom.8
parent211fa97ce8c3cf9c527fbf2d004f9f98420f8a60 (diff)
Add bus type support to the dummy external programmer
The syntax is explained in the man page. Example: flashrom -p dummy=lpc,fwh Tested, works perfectly. ;-) As a nice benefit, it allows easy testing of the "probe only compatible flashes" patch. Corresponding to flashrom svn r559. Signed-off-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <> Acked-by: Uwe Hermann <>
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@@ -135,6 +135,18 @@ Specify the programmer device. Currently supported are:
.BR "* it87spi" " (for flash ROMs behind a IT87xx SuperI/O LPC/SPI translation unit)"
+The dummy programmer has an optional parameter specifying the bus types it
+should support. For that you have to use the
+.B "flashrom -p dummy=type"
+syntax where
+.B type
+can be any comma-separated combination of
+.B parallel lpc fwh spi all
+in any order.
+.B "flashrom -p dummy=lpc,fwh"
If you have multiple supported PCI cards which can program flash chips
(NICs, SATA/IDE controllers, etc.) in your system, you must use the
.B "flashrom -p xxxx=bb:dd.f"
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