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Flashrom building


  • Instruction based on Linux Voyage
  • Checked for ALIX.1E platform
  • Root user is recommended

Instructions is based on the informations from official flashrom website. For more details visit

Building process

  1. Install all required packages.

    apt-get update
    apt-get install git -y \
        build-essential -y \
        libpci-dev -y \
        libusb-dev -y \
        libusb-1.0-0-dev -y \
        libftdi-dev -y

  2. Clone flashrom repository.

    git clone

    If an error similar to the showed below occurs:

    error: Problem with the SSL CA cert (path? access rights?) while accessing
    fatal: HTTP request failed
    Install ca-certificates package:
    apt-get install ca-certificates -y

  3. Enter to the downloaded directory and build flashrom.

    cd flashrom
    You can install it in OS by typing:
    make install

    Flashing firmware with flashrom usage

    flashrom -w <ROM directory> -p internal


    flashrom -w coreboot.rom -p internal