[coreboot] SST25VF016B (2MB) flash on m57sli (IT8716F).
ronald at zonnet.nl
Mon Feb 18 22:45:23 CET 2008
Finally, now I know it's working (at least the part that I'm patching
here...), here is the patch that uses PIO mode read from SPI rom with
This patch allows direct out-of-SPI-flash boot of a Linux kernel. It
circumvents the 512KB limitation in the IT8716f superio of memory
mapping an SPI flash device by using a PIO method for reading the data.
Limitation: no nrv2b support.
Not so nice: hardcoded 0x820 SPI-IO port.
Signed-off-by: Ronald Hoogenboom <hoogenboom30 at zonnet.nl>
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