EPIA Linuxbios strangeness

ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Thu Aug 14 11:26:01 CEST 2003

On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Jeff Noxon wrote:
> As an aside, I found a Winbond w49f002u chip and decided to back up the
> original EPIA BIOS to it.  I had to remove the print statements from the
> flash_and_burn w49f002u driver, turn off the chip erase, and program it
> repeatedly before it verified correctly!  Apparently that chip is very
> timing sensitive!  Aside from that issue, the Winbond chip works fine
> on the EPIA.

this seems to be a generic flash programming issue, timing is tricky even 
on parts with clocks.


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