[coreboot] Patch for flashrom r3254 / Autoskip feature for 82802ab-type chips

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Apr 24 11:41:03 CEST 2008

Claus Gindhart wrote:
> Flash pages, which where excluded from updating using the exclude or the
> layout option, as well as areas, whose flash contents already contain the
> desired data, will be skipped.
> These ensures absolute data security of critical areas (BIOS boot block), 
> e.g. against a sudden power off or a CPU hangup during flashing. As a
> nice side effect, it speeds up the flash process, if the BIOS to be flashed
> is very similar to the version in flash. 
> Signed-off-by: Claus Gindhart <claus.gindhart at kontron.com>

Thanks! Committed in r3260


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