[coreboot] flash-chip (and compatibles)

Oliver Schinagl oliver at schinagl.nl
Fri Aug 19 13:22:56 CEST 2011

Oh never mind, these are all miniscule (kbit range) parts. Sorry for the 

On 19-08-11 13:21, Oliver Schinagl wrote:
> On 18-08-11 18:14, Stefan Tauner wrote:
>> On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 17:15:40 +0200
>> Oliver Schinagl<oliver at schinagl.nl>  wrote:
>>> I did find a pdf that was somewhat interesting:
>>> http://www.msc-ge.com/download/pcn/macronix/pcn-10-037.pdf
>>> it basically mentions/confirms it's an SPI/serial based 32Mb flash,
>>> dunno if that can help me find a pin-compatible chip :S
>> hello oliver
>> MX25L3206EPI-12G
>> that chip is not special at all and can be replaced by (almost?) any
>> 25-series flash chip with the same package (300mil 8-PDIP) and voltage
>> rating (2.7 - 3.6V).
>> of course there are corner cases, but in general there should not be a
>> big problem with other vendors. if you have found an offer that suits
>> you, you could ask us again...
> That is very interesting; I see conrad (http://www.conrad.nl) has 
> loads of eeproms for about 1E for sale. I'd have to figure out details 
> first, but things like EEPROM 25LC040/SN Microchip EEPROM 25LC256-I/SN 
> Microchip EEPROM 25LC1024-I/SM Microchip etc etc seem like part 
> nummers that should be what I'd 
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