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authorUwe Hermann <>2008-03-12 11:54:51 +0000
committerUwe Hermann <>2008-03-12 11:54:51 +0000
commite5ac16445f70486713b6533c2071c80eb66cc174 (patch)
tree3e6343a00bfd9a05e644467f9e8e990816c865f5 /flashrom.8
parent75f510768d65acfefb0813873992449f4d186f35 (diff)
Add --list-supported option which lists the supported ROM chips, chipsets, and mainboards
Corresponding to flashrom svn r199 and coreboot v2 svn r3133. Signed-off-by: Uwe Hermann <> Acked-by: Ward Vandewege <>
Diffstat (limited to 'flashrom.8')
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/flashrom.8 b/flashrom.8
index 287b7f7..21e9036 100644
--- a/flashrom.8
+++ b/flashrom.8
@@ -2,13 +2,13 @@
flashrom \- a universal BIOS/ROM/flash programming utility
-.B flashrom \fR[\fB\-rwvEVfhR\fR] [\fB\-c\fR chipname] [\fB\-s\fR exclude_start] [\fB\-e\fR exclude_end]
+.B flashrom \fR[\fB\-rwvEVfLhR\fR] [\fB\-c\fR chipname] [\fB\-s\fR exclude_start] [\fB\-e\fR exclude_end]
[\fB-m\fR vendor:part] [\fB-l\fR file.layout] [\fB-i\fR image_name] [file]
.B flashrom
is a universal flash programming utility for DIP, PLCC, or SPI flash ROM
chips. It can be used to flash BIOS/coreboot/firmware images, for example.
for details on coreboot)
@@ -61,6 +61,17 @@ Only flash image
.B <name>
from flash layout.
+.B "\-L, \-\-list\-supported"
+List the ROM chips, chipsets, and mainboards supported by flashrom.
+The list of mainboards consists of those boards which need a special
+ROM write-enable function for flashrom to work.
+There are many other boards which will work out of the box, without such
+special support in flashrom. Some of the known-good/known-bad and tested ones
+are listed at
+.BR ,
+but the list is not exhaustive, of course.
.B "\-h, \-\-help"
Show a help text and exit.
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