[LinuxBIOS] PhyWrite [SPI flash-chips] PCI ROM

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Wed Mar 21 14:50:31 CET 2007

* Bari Ari <bari at onelabs.com> [070320 19:01]:
> Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> >* Bari Ari <bari at onelabs.com> [070320 18:33]:
> >>Why don't we just make some adapters and use these to replace the BIOS 
> >>Savers? These could be used to not only program LPC and SPI in circuit 
> >>but also act as a Flash BIOS emulator using the DDR. Is $150 too 
> >>expensive for anyone seriously interested in LinuxBIOS development?
> >
> >Not at all. The problem is if I start making the schematics, i will
> >spend a lot more than 150$ before it works ;-), not counting the time.
> >
> Well, if I design the hardware adapters and have them available for 
> cheap +$150 forth Xilinx board, will anyone else step up on the software 
> side?

I'd definitely give it a try if someone comes up with a HW solution.

Does this require writing flash drivers in VHDL? 


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