[coreboot] Homemaid LPC flasher
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Nov 7 00:48:02 CET 2008
On 07.11.2008 00:32, Joseph Smith wrote:
> Hello everyone. Sorry for the quietness lately, I have been out straight at
> work implimenting a new tape library project (BRMS for those of you that
> know AS400's). Kind of cool working with LTO4's (1 1/2 terabites) and a
> tape library that can hold 110 LTO4's (IBM TS3310).
> Anyways, I am going to start a project based on a very simple and CHEAP LPC
> flasher originally designed for the xbox.
> I have a friend that has already tested this on fwh hubs (SST49LF008A to be
> exact) and it worked great.
> I have placed an order so the parts should be arriving soon. The downside
> is the software is only for dos/win, but the software source code is also
> available on the site. I think it would be pretty easy to convert it to
> Linux. I am trying to get a hold of the original author for permission to
> release it under a GPL.
> My question to the coreboot community is…..
> I have no problem hosting this project on my site, but would everyone like
> me to incorporate this project into coreboot? If so is anyone interested in
Do we want to add support for this flasher to flashrom? In theory,
reusing the abstraction model present since SPI could work well.
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