[LinuxBIOS] [flashrom] request for review: VT8233A support

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Mon Oct 22 22:29:26 CEST 2007

On 22.10.2007 22:18, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> 2007/10/22, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>:
>> If you test it and it works,
> [root at Nostromo ~]# ./flashrom
> Calibrating delay loop... OK.
> No LinuxBIOS table found.
> Found chipset "VT8233A", enabling flash write... OK.
> generic_spi_command called, but no SPI chipset detected
> No EEPROM/flash device found.
> [root at Nostromo ~]#

Try flashrom -V

> Looks like I can prepare it for writing. Can someone test it further?

No, the only thing you did was set some bit in some register. We have no
idea if that works on the VT8233A chipset. The "enabling flash write"
message just means we were able to set a bit in a register, nothing more.

> Looking through some docs I found that VT8233A is similar to VT8231 in
> case of dealing with flashchips so it would be easy to test...


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