[coreboot] [PATCH] flashrom: Reflect generic match status more accurately
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Apr 22 15:36:00 CEST 2009
On 22.04.2009 14:41, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 01:43:14AM +0200, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> All "unknown xy SPI chip" entries claim to have status UNTESTED for
>> probe/read/erase/write. That is incorrect.
>> A bit of confusion comes from how the #defines are named. We call them
>> TEST_BAD_*, but the message printed by flashrom says:
>> "This flash part has status NOT WORKING for operations:"
>> Something that is unimplemented is definitely not working.
>> Neither of the chip entries mentioned above has erase or write functions
>> implemented, so erase and write are not working.
>> Since their size is unknown, we can't read them in. That means read is
>> not working as well.
>> Probing is a different matter. If a chip-specific probe function had
>> matched, we wouldn't have to handle the chip with the "unknown xy SPI
>> chip" fallback. I'm tempted to call that "not working" as well, but I'm
>> open to discussion on this point.
>> Signed-off-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>
> Sounds reasonable.
> Acked-by: Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de>
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