[LinuxBIOS] SPI flash-chips

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Mon Mar 12 16:50:18 CET 2007

On 12.03.2007 16:29, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 11:22:12PM +0800, Anton wrote:
>> What are the means for recovering from faulty writes into SPI
>> flash-chip? Chip is not socketed ;) Moreover, it is soldered.
> De-solder the chip, and put a socket on it. Richard Smith helped me out with
> that, we now have one m57sli-s4 board with a socket instead of the
> soldered-on chip. Requires quite a bit of skill and some good equipment
> though (heat-pencil or heat-gun and a good soldering iron).

Anton wrote about SPI (SOIC) flash, not LPC/FWH (PLCC32) flash. Are
there really matching sockets out there?


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