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Firmware flashing tool for various mainboards

Flashrom is a utility for identifying, reading, writing, verifying and erasing flash chips. It is designed to flash BIOS/EFI/coreboot/firmware/optionROM images on mainboards, network/graphics/storage controller cards, and various other programmer devices.

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Some files are GPL2 or later, some are GPL2 only.

Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
developers, usersMailing Listhttp://www.flashrom.org/mailman/listinfo/flashrom
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/flashrom

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitepciutils, libpci for mainboard or PCI device flashing
Weak prerequisitelibusb for FT2232, Dediprog or USB-Blaster flashing
Weak prerequisitelibftdi for FT2232 and USB-Blaster flashing

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 February 2018.


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