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authorUwe Hermann <>2009-06-24 17:31:08 +0000
committerUwe Hermann <>2009-06-24 17:31:08 +0000
commitea07f6245cb622a073a363112a95fea51429a086 (patch)
tree498230722825a09f93a737bbeee66804de5d0953 /flashrom.8
parent3431bb70aaf5414a142a39049b257ee794caabdd (diff)
Always verify write operations automatically
Should this be undesireable because of speed reasons, --noverify can be used to suppress an auto-verify. Corresponding to flashrom svn r631. Signed-off-by: Uwe Hermann <> Acked-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <> Acked-by: Harald Gutmann <>
Diffstat (limited to 'flashrom.8')
1 files changed, 17 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/flashrom.8 b/flashrom.8
index 423ee29..3dd76f7 100644
--- a/flashrom.8
+++ b/flashrom.8
@@ -2,9 +2,8 @@
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\-m\fR [vendor:]part]
- [\fB\-l\fR file] [\fB\-i\fR image] [\fB\-p\fR programmer]
+.B flashrom \fR[\fB\-VfLzhRn\fR] [\fB\-E\fR|\fB\-r\fR file|\fB\-w\fR file|\fB\-v\fR file] [\fB\-c\fR chipname]
+ [\fB\-m\fR [vendor:]part] [\fB\-l\fR file] [\fB\-i\fR image] [\fB\-p\fR programmer]
.B flashrom
is a utility for detecting, reading, writing, verifying and erasing flash
@@ -38,6 +37,21 @@ Write file into flash ROM (default when
.B <file>
is specified).
+.B "\-n, \-\-noverify"
+.B not
+verify the flash ROM contents after writing them to the chip. Using this
+option is
+.B not
+recommended, you should only use it if you know what you are doing and you
+feel that the time for verification takes too long.
+Typical usage is:
+.B "flashrom -wn file"
+This option is only useful in combination with
+.BR \-\-write .
.B "\-v, \-\-verify <file>"
Verify the flash ROM contents against the given
.BR <file> .
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