[LinuxBIOS] SPI flash focus

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Nov 24 04:53:03 CET 2006

Drew Lundsten wrote:
> Is anyone else focused on hardware approaches to SPI flash programming? 
> I know this is an inexorable push and welcome it from the layout
> perspective, but finding a way to rewrite SPI-flash BIOS in place is an
> interesting challenge.
> My thoughts to present are to overdrive (temporarily) the signals using
> a SO-8 clip and maybe an ACT buffer, but obviously it's not as optimal
> as a BIOS Savior. JTAG would be better where supported, but I don't see
> a general solder-free approach.

Are you looking for something like this? Seems to be solder-free.


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