EPIA flash questions

ron minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Thu Aug 26 16:34:06 CEST 2004

On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Joshua Wise wrote:

> On board is a PLCC form factor 39SF020A. Mouser also carries the 
> 39SF040A, which is a 512k ROM. The pinouts seem to be the same, but I'm 
> not sure whether the extra address lines are carried out anywhere. Does 
> anyone know whether the EPIA will be able to use the extra 256k?

I think it will, I've used that I'm pretty sure.

> Also, I was not planning on getting a BIOS savior. Does anyone have 
> experience with hotswapping flashes on the EPIA? Will bad things happen 
> if I do? Do I need to make myself an external board with chip select 
> lines, or can I just hotswap?

hot swap has always worked fine for me.


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