[coreboot] SST25VF016B (2MB) flash on m57sli (IT8716F).

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Thu Jan 17 01:05:54 CET 2008

Hi Ronald and Carl-Daniel,

Great work - I want to use larger SPI chips on this board myself.

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 12:56:08AM +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> I see you invested a lot of time to work around the deficiencies of the
> IT8716F SPI translation function. You even did it the way I described
> the process a few weeks ago (but I had no time to implement it).
> > Problem1 and Problem2 have impact on the useability of flashrom, which I
> > have sort-of solved (patch below). Problem1 also has impact on the
> > elfboot.c and rom-stream.c in coreboot (linuxbios), which I'm still
> > investigating (suggestions welcome!).
> >   
> I'd like to not handle this problem at all in coreboot v3. 

What do you propose for v3?


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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