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Firmware flashing tool for various mainboards

Flashrom is a command-line utility that can detect, read, write, verify and erase 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
developersVCS Repository Webviewhttps://review.coreboot.org/cgit/flashrom.git

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 3 March 2020.


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