[coreboot] [flashrom] nic3com: address lines

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Mon Jun 1 03:10:34 CEST 2009

On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 06:19:30PM +0200, Mats Erik Andersson wrote:
> Hello all,
> using a signal probe I can verify two facts:
> 1) 3c905B has address lines A0 -- A16 routed, but not A17.
>    Thus 128 kB is the maximal capacity achievable.
> 2) 3c905 only routes the adress lines A0 -- A15, and therefore
>    limits itself to only 64 kB. On the other hand, I have not
>    succeeded in getting even read capabilities going in my
>    own code (not your "flashrom").

I'm not sure if the 3c905 is even supposed to work, not all 3com cards
support the parallel flash read/write interface via the registers
we use in flashrom right now. If the registers aren't there the
programming will fail, of course.

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