[LinuxBIOS] flashrom on ASUS P3B-F with M29F002 or 39SF020A

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Wed Dec 5 01:18:38 CET 2007

On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 06:00:48PM +0100, Heino Goldenstein wrote:
> I like to play with an ASUS P3B-F lingering around.


> Neither the original (M29F002) nor an replacement Flashchip
> (39SF020A) is recognized. According the documentation this should
> be supported. 
> The result of probe_jedec seems flaky.
> Either I do something wrong or there is a bug.
> Is there any advise how to resolve this?

The mainboard probably needs some extra tricks to let the write
enable signal through to the flash chip. It is needed also to
identify the flash chip. :\

Some Asus boards had a tricky SMBus mux thing going on. Maybe that is
what's causing problems here too?


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