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authorCarl-Daniel Hailfinger <>2009-06-19 11:23:57 +0000
committerCarl-Daniel Hailfinger <>2009-06-19 11:23:57 +0000
commit49eb4dd70426cf1dd29ab140447329cec6441d42 (patch)
tree2ac018e84e510e1c9fe7f1b5b2cc4943606cbfd0 /flashrom.8
parent20a293fc680acd9a3cc8a6a05e4da90d55886495 (diff)
Kill obsolete exclude range feature
It is ignored by almost every chip and does not work for external flashers. Plus, it gives the user a false sense of security in some corner cases. Corresponding to flashrom svn r608. Signed-off-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <> Acked-by: Uwe Hermann <>
Diffstat (limited to 'flashrom.8')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/flashrom.8 b/flashrom.8
index fd1f242..d51034e 100644
--- a/flashrom.8
+++ b/flashrom.8
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
flashrom \- detect, read, write, verify and erase flash chips
.B flashrom \fR[\fB\-VfLzhR\fR] [\fB\-E\fR|\fB\-r\fR file|\fB\-w\fR file|\fB\-v\fR file]
- [\fB\-c\fR chipname] [\fB\-s\fR addr] [\fB\-e\fR addr] [\fB\-m\fR [vendor:]part]
+ [\fB\-c\fR chipname] [\fB\-m\fR [vendor:]part]
[\fB\-l\fR file] [\fB\-i\fR image] [\fB\-p\fR programmer] [file]
.B flashrom
@@ -50,9 +50,6 @@ More verbose output.
.B "\-c, \-\-chip" <chipname>
Probe only for specified flash ROM chip.
-.B "\-s, \-\-estart" <addr>
-Exclude start position (obsolete).
flashrom supports ROM layouts. This allows you to flash certain parts of
the flash chip only. A ROM layout file looks like follows:
@@ -81,9 +78,6 @@ ROM layouts should replace the \-s and \-e option since they are more
flexible and they should lead to a ROM update file format with the
ROM layout and the ROM image in one file (cpio, zip or something?).
-.B "\-e, \-\-eend" <addr>
-Exclude end postion (obsolete).
.B "\-m, \-\-mainboard" <[vendor:]part>
Override mainboard settings.
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