[LinuxBIOS] flashrom SST49LF080A patch

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Oct 3 00:34:58 CEST 2006

Roman Kononov wrote:
> On 10/02/2006 03:38 PM, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>>putting this in will make it impossible to update the bios using a
>>serial line. :-(
> Cannot get it. Why?
> Thanks
it's something like 20 chars per byte write, so for 1 MB part, you're 
talking 20 M chars. It will take 20 minutes to print at 9600.

I did this once on a 1024-node cluster. it was really bad. 1 billion chars.


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