Managing an Expansion ROM Image

To burn an Expansion ROM image, run the following command:

# flint -d <mst device> brom <image name>.mrom

The “brom” command installs the ROM image on the flash device or replaces an already existing one.

Example:

# flint -d /dev/mst/mt4099_pci_cr0 brom example.mrom
Current ROM info on flash: N/A

New ROM info: type=PXE version=3.5.305 cpu=AMD64
Burning ROM image - OK
Restoring signature - OK
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To read an expansion ROM image to a file, run the following command:

# flint -d <mst device> rrom <image name>.rom 

Example:

# flint -d /dev/mst/mt4099_pci_cr0 rromexample.mrom
# flint -d /dev/mst/mt4099_pci_cr0 q
Image type: FS2
FW Version: 2.42.5000
FW Release Date: 4.5.2017
Rom Info: type=PXE version=3.5.305 cpu=AMD64
Device ID: 4099

Description: Node Port1 Port2 Sys image
GUIDs: f45214030001b8a0 f45214030001b8a1 f45214030001b8a2 f45214030001b8a3
MACs: f4521401b8a1 f4521401b8a2
VSD:
PSID: MT_1090120019
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To remove the expansion ROM, run the following command:

# flint -d <mst device> drom

Examples:

# flint -d /dev/mst/mt4099_pci_cr0 drom 
Removing ROM image - OK
Restoring signature - OK

Last updated on Feb 5, 2024.