Forum member ph1ph1l0u reports success rescuing his Asus laptop from a bad bios flash using flashrom and the buspirate. Get your own Bus Pirate for $30, including worldwide shipping.
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Ph1ph1l0u successfully recovered his Asus Laptop using the Bus Pirate and flashrom: You have no idea how I’m happy too ;-) yes biosflasher, it’s a very GREAT soft, very usefull and very efficient ^^, and also for Bus Pirate: a cheap … Read more
Mattias inform us of the release of flashrom 0.9.4, which works with the Bus Pirate : Flashrom is a utility for reading, writing, erasing and verifying flash ROM chips. Flashrom is designed to flash BIOS/EFI/coreboot/firmware/optionROM images on mainboards, network/graphics/storage controller cards, and various … Read more
Bus Pirate firmware v5.5 is ready to download. This version has a few new features and a couple bug fixes. New servo controller (‘S’), thanks Randy New SPI binary bulk read/write should speed up Flashrom Updated commands to support piratePICprog … Read more
Jrt posted some notes about using the Bus Pirate with OpenOCD: It does work – but it’s not slick or fast. If you want a cheap JTAG adapter for remote debugging or big flash writes, get an FTDI-2232 based one. … Read more
The Bus Pirate can program flash chips with flashrom and debug JTAG devices with OpenOCD, but it doesn’t do these things very fast. It was designed for human-speed interaction. The Bus Pirate is a good way to learn an EEPROM … Read more
ROM programmers and motherboard hackers will be happy to know that there’s a new release of Flashrom for Windows, ported by pgeorgi and posted informally in the forum. Flashrom is an open source utility for working with flash storage chips. … Read more
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 … Read more
Sean Nelson has a design preview of a GUI frontend for the open source Flashrom utility. Carl-Daniel Hailfinger recently added support for the Bus Pirate to Flashrom, we covered it here.
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. It should … Read more