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commit c13fe7aad75a74096f0e8d090c282e254fd78108
parent 494e8a2abdd0c0757c7aadfae2c0c97333eb0d24
Author: Paul Kocialkowski <contact@paulk.fr>
Date:   Sat,  5 Dec 2015 09:38:10 +0100

docs: Notes about running the instructions as root

Signed-off-by: Paul Kocialkowski <contact@paulk.fr>

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docs/src/install/c201.texi | 4++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/src/install/c201.texi b/docs/src/install/c201.texi @@ -117,6 +117,8 @@ Before installing Libreboot to the SPI flash internally, the device has to be re All the files from the @strong{veyron_speedy} release (or build) have to be transferred to the device. +The following operations have to be executed with root privileges on the device (e.g. using the @emph{root} account). + The SPI flash has to be read first:@* # @strong{flashrom -p host -r flash.img}@* @strong{Note: it might be a good idea to copy the produced flash.img file at this point and store it outside of the device for backup purposes.} Then, the @strong{cros-flash-replace} script has to be executed as such:@* # @strong{./cros-flash-replace flash.img coreboot ro-frid}@* If any error is shown, it is definitely a bad idea to go further than this point. @@ -138,6 +140,8 @@ The SPI flash is located next to the write protect screw. Its layout is indicate All the files from the @strong{veyron_speedy} release (or build) have to be transferred to the host. +The following operations have to be executed with root privileges on the host (e.g. using the @emph{root} account). + The SPI flash has to be read first (using the right spi programmer):@* # @strong{flashrom -p @emph{programmer} -r flash.img}@* @strong{Note: it might be a good idea to copy the produced flash.img file at this point and store it outside of the device for backup purposes.} Then, the @strong{cros-flash-replace} script has to be executed as such:@* # @strong{./cros-flash-replace flash.img coreboot ro-frid}@* If any error is shown, it is definitely a bad idea to go further than this point.