[coreboot] #120: flashrom: ICH SPI Hardware Sequencing (was: flashrom failure to read)

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Sat Jan 31 15:36:28 CET 2009

#120: flashrom: ICH SPI Hardware Sequencing
   Reporter:  toc@…              |          Owner:  stuge        
       Type:  enhancement        |         Status:  assigned     
   Priority:  major              |      Milestone:  flashrom v1.0
  Component:  flashrom           |        Version:               
   Keywords:  ich9 spi           |   Dependencies:               
Patchstatus:  there is no patch  |  
Changes (by stuge):

  * patchstatus:  patch needs work => there is no patch
  * type:  defect => enhancement
  * milestone:  => flashrom v1.0


 The original poster's BIOS has locked down the SPI commands that can be
 "triggered" by flashrom in the way the existing ICH SPI driver does, so in
 this situation flashrom has to do more work and drive the SPI commands
 "manually" using Hardware Sequencing.

 FENG Yu Ning will work on this.

Ticket URL: <http://tracker.coreboot.org/trac/coreboot/ticket/120#comment:20>
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