[coreboot] Newbee patch for A49LF040A (Alix2c2) please have a look.
stepan at coresystems.de
Sat Jun 7 18:37:25 CEST 2008
Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 07.06.2008 16:29, Peter Stuge wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 04:07:29PM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>>> Ah, this is broken... flashrom should not continue when it found a
>>> chip in a given memory area already.
>> flashrom supports boards with more than one flash chip.
>> But perhaps we need to teach flashrom more about how chips can be
>> connected. On boards with two chips, they can obviously not be on
>> the same LPC bus for example. There would be a collision on the bus.
>> 3. Teach flashrom that the only way to have multiple flash chips is
>> to have them on different busses. LPC and ISA would have to be
>> considered the same, which I think is OK.
>> This sucks for the same reasons as #2 above. The order of entries in
>> flashchips.c becomes important here as well.
> That's the only correct way to do it.
It does not have to be different busses. There can be 4 flash chips in a
row on the same bus, but not sharing the same physical address space.
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