[coreboot] Homemaid LPC flasher
joe at settoplinux.org
Fri Nov 7 23:56:35 CET 2008
On Fri, 7 Nov 2008 16:43:55 -0500, "Corey Osgood" <corey.osgood at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 12:10 PM, <Ken.Fuchs at bench.com> wrote:
>> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> >> By the way, there's also a homemade SPI flasher which should be way
>> >> easier to support from flashrom:
>> >> http://rayer.ic.cz/elektro/spipgm.htm
>> Joseph Smith wrote:
>> > That's really cool for SPI but I am more interested in PLCC32
>> > fwh chips....
>> FWH is virtually obsolete. At least, no one is using it for new
>> designs. Have you seen any _new_ designs with LPC/FHW lately?
> Yes, most Via C7-based Mini/Nano/Pico-ITX boards use LPC flash.
>> SPI NOR flash support in flashrom would be far more important
>> for coreboot to be relevant in the future.
I'm not saying it couldn't support SPI, in fact I'm sure it probibly could.
I'm just telling why I am interested in persuing this project, am what I am
going to use it for. Along the lines if a modification for SPI happens,
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