[LinuxBIOS] [patch] flashrom: Fix support for Winbond W39V040FA

Darmawan Salihun darmawan.salihun at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 07:53:59 CEST 2007

On 8/24/07, Darmawan Salihun <darmawan.salihun at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/23/07, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 01:28:04PM +0700, Darmawan Salihun wrote:
> > > However, it seems to be the patch will stay as different file
> > > because among all of the flashchip support files, there's no
> > > one of them that can provide the register unprotect routine(s).
> >
> > The idea is to keep code duplication to a minimum where possible, so
> > if W39V are quite similar to another already-supported chip except
> > for these registers it may be a good idea to just add the neccessary
> > register stuff to that chip code instead. (But only called for W39V,
> > of course.)
> >
> Done.
> During testing I found that W39V040FA doesn't seem supporting per-sector
> erase.
> As other SST Firmware Hub chips. Therefore, I add the code to give erase
> support
> for the chip. See patch.
I had the chance to test per-sector erase once more last night and I can
confirm that it's _not_ working in my testbed (DFI 865PE Infinity
motherboard -- ICH5-W39V040FA). Therefore, a whole chip erase is the only
option as in the latest patch I sent.


Darmawan Salihun
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