[coreboot] flash-chip (and compatibles)

Oliver Schinagl oliver at schinagl.nl
Thu Feb 16 02:00:44 CET 2012

I was pointed to this one: A25L032-F 

(There's also a Q version, which I don't think is what I'd want).


Are these good to order a few for?

> If you plan to use big payloads (anything involving a Linux kernel),
> you should get 4MB or 8MB parts.
I haven't found a 64Mbit chip yet, so I hope I could use a linux kernel 
as payload using a 4MB one (the current 32Mbit)

> On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 17:15:40 +0200
> Oliver Schinagl<oliver at schinagl.nl  <http://www.coreboot.org/mailman/listinfo/coreboot>>  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...
> -- 
> Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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