[LinuxBIOS] Winflashrom -- Current Status

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Mon Sep 24 17:02:55 CEST 2007

On 24.09.2007 16:46, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> On 23/09/07 13:49 +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> On 19.09.2007 07:34, Darmawan Salihun wrote:
>>> I've bought an AMD690G system for further development. Nonetheless, there's
>>> a problem with the datasheets.
>>> The SB600 datasheet from AMD documents informs nothing about the PCI
>>> registers pertaining to "flash enable".
>> Since AMD has released detailed datasheets for a few ATI graphics cards
>> in the last few days, I expect detailed SB600 datasheets may be on the
>> horizon as well if we ask nicely.
> I believe we've answered this before - but again, we're just engineers much
> like you all.   The folks that make these decisions are far removed from us.

Unfortunately that's almost always the problem: Engineers aren't allowed
to decide.

> In fact, we would like these specifications as much as you; since we
> are open source engineers, we try to stay away from information that may
> harm our ability to freely contribute to the public code.
> I know they are aware of the demand for these datasheets, but there are
> other forces at work that preclude us just asking nicely, for now.  I promise
> that once any information becomes available that will interest this 
> group, you will be the first to know.

Thank you so much for your efforts!


More information about the coreboot mailing list