Intro to MinGW: Compile pirate-loader

MinGW is a Windows port of the open source GCC compiler. It will compile native Windows executables from C, C++, and a few other languages. In this post we document our experience compiling the pirate-loader bootloader application. Pirate-loader, originally written for Microsoft Visual C, is a C program that uploads a new firmware to the […]

Bus Pirate support in Windows Flashrom port

Flashrom is an open source utility for working with flash storage chips. It supports a bunch of flash chips commonly used on motherboards to hold the system BIOS. biosflasher (Carl-Daniel Hailfinger) recently added Bus Pirate support to Flashrom. Now pgeorgi has released a Windows port of Flashrom with Bus Pirate support, and biosflasher committed the […]