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flashctl(8) [netbsd man page]

FLASHCTL(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 					       FLASHCTL(8)

NAME
flashctl -- a program to manipulate flash devices SYNOPSIS
flashctl device command [arg [...]] DESCRIPTION
flashctl could be used to invoke low level operations specific to flash devices. It is used by specifying a device to manipulate, the com- mand to perform, and any arguments the command may require. DEVICE COMMANDS
The following commands may be used on flash devices: badblocks List the bad blocks on the device. erase offset size Erase size amount of flash memory from offset. Size could be all, which means the rest of the flash after offset will be erased. identify Identify the specified device, displaying the device's vendor, product strings, and the device's capabilities. markbad offset Mark the block given by its offset as bad. SEE ALSO
flash(4) HISTORY
The flashctl command first appeared in NetBSD 6.0. AUTHORS
The flashctl command was written by Adam Hoka. BSD
February 27, 2011 BSD

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M16C-FLASH(1)						      General Commands Manual						     M16C-FLASH(1)

NAME
m16c-flash - Flash programmer for Renesas M16C and R8C microcontrollers SYNOPSIS
m16c-flash [COM_DEV] [CPU_TYPE] [FILE] [ID1:...:ID7] [OPTIONS] DESCRIPTION
m16c-flash is a flash programmer for the Renesas M16C and R8C microcontrollers which operates in asynchronous mode. OPTIONS
COM_DEV The serial device to use for flashing, e.g. /dev/ttyS0 or /dev/ttyUSB0. CPU_TYPE The CPU type you want to flash to (currently M16C or R8C). FILE The filename of the binary you want to flash. ID1:...:ID7 The device ID. --help Show a help text and exit. --version Show version information and exit. EXAMPLES
Flash the simple.s file onto an M16C microcontroller via the first serial port (/dev/ttyS0) using 0:0:0:0:0:0:0 as the device ID: m16c-flash /dev/ttyS0 M16C simple.s 0:0:0:0:0:0:0 Flash the test.mot file onto an R8C microcontroller via the USB serial device /dev/ttyUSB0, and using ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff as device ID: m16c-flash /dev/ttyUSB0 R8C test.mot ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff BUGS
Please report any bugs to Thomas Fischl <tfischl@gmx.de>. LICENCE
m16c-flash is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL). AUTHORS
Greg Reynolds <greg@lostintheether.net> Jim Hawkridge <h046@eee-fs4.bham.ac.uk> Thomas Fischl <tfischl@gmx.de> This manual page was written by Uwe Hermann <uwe@hermann-uwe.de>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). August 20, 2006 M16C-FLASH(1)
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