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

Ronald Hoogenboom ronald at zonnet.nl
Fri Jan 18 20:33:46 CET 2008

On Fri, 2008-01-18 at 03:00 +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 17.01.2008 22:25, Ronald Hoogenboom wrote:
> > the limited io transfer length options of the IT8716). It might be more
> > appropriate to have an 'over512k_page_write' for more speed with chips
> > that do support that. Also the byte program wait time is hard wired to
> > 10 us (following the 25vf016b datasheet). And the block protect
> > enablement might also NOT be so generic.
> >   
> By the way, the lack of block-write in the data sheet does not mean it
> will not work with the real chip.
No, it doesn't work! Way back when the mmapped mode was stil in
flashboot ... then the program only wrote a few bytes here and there in
the area > 0x180000, so this doesn't work properly, like the datasheet
sais. Not all datasheets are false...

I'll have a look if it still works after your rework to the patch.


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