[coreboot] Where to get a Winbond W39V040BPZ chip?

Richard Stellingwerff remenic at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 10:27:16 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 5:07 PM, bari <bari at onelabs.com> wrote:
> Richard Stellingwerff wrote:
> > Does anyone know where I can order an extra chip that I use as a
> > backup? Also, does it have to be a Winbond W39V040BPZ or can I get an
> > alternative?
> >
>  SST   SST-49LF080A will also work.
>  Part Number:    SST49LF080A-33-4C-NHE
>  http://www.sst.com/products.xhtml/serial_flash/49/SST49LF080A

Alright, I think I will try this one then, also based on the other
replies that the Winbond will probably not flash with the chipset I

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 9:19 PM, Corey Osgood <corey.osgood at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 1:53 PM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 04:13:22PM +0200, Richard Stellingwerff wrote:
> > > does it have to be a Winbond W39V040BPZ or can I get an alternative?
> >
> > Must not be Winbond at all.
> And I don't know about others, but I haven't been able to get that chip to
> program with the v8237r and flashrom. It programs fine in a programmer and
> works fine, but either erase or write doesn't work correctly. I've
> successfully used PMC (now pflash?) pm49fl004 and winbond w38v080a, which
> are both part of BIOS Savior RD1s.

I'll see if I can find pm49fl004 as well. Is it compatible with the
Winbond chip I have?

On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 4:08 AM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
<c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
>  I had the same chip (it was really ruined after some failed erase tries,
>  it even answered with an invalid vendor ID) and replaced it with a SST
>  chip of the same size. I can dig up the model number of the new
>  compatible chip if the other answers you got were insufficient.

Is it the same SST chip Bari suggested?

Thanks everyone!

Kind regards,
Richard Stellingwerff.

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