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authorUwe Hermann <uwe@hermann-uwe.de>2009-05-19 14:14:21 +0000
committerUwe Hermann <uwe@hermann-uwe.de>2009-05-19 14:14:21 +0000
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Documentation improvements and small code/whitespace fixes
Corresponding to flashrom svn r535. Signed-off-by: Uwe Hermann <uwe@hermann-uwe.de> Acked-by: Uwe Hermann <uwe@hermann-uwe.de>
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1 files changed, 13 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/flashrom.8 b/flashrom.8
index bd0f6cc..98f8bdd 100644
--- a/flashrom.8
+++ b/flashrom.8
@@ -132,11 +132,18 @@ Specify the programmer device. Currently supported are:
.sp
.BR "* internal" " (default, for in-system flashing in the mainboard)"
.sp
+.BR "* dummy" " (just prints all operations and accesses)"
+.sp
.BR "* nic3com" " (for flash ROMs on 3COM network cards)"
.sp
-If you have multiple supported NICs in your system, you must use
-.B "flashrom -p nic3com=bb:dd.f"
-to explicitly select one of them, where
+.BR "* satasii" " (for flash ROMs on Silicon Image SATA/IDE controllers)"
+.sp
+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"
+syntax to explicitly select one of them, where
+.B xxxx
+is the name of the programmer
.B bb
is the PCI bus number,
.B dd
@@ -147,9 +154,9 @@ is the PCI function number of the desired NIC.
Example:
.B "flashrom -p nic3com=05:04.0"
.sp
-.BR "* satasii" " (for flash ROMs on Silicon Image SATA/IDE controller cards)"
-.sp
-.BR "* dummy" " (just prints all operations and accesses)"
+Currently the following programmers support this mechanism:
+.BR nic3com ,
+.BR satasii .
.TP
.B "\-h, \-\-help"
Show a help text and exit.
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