[LinuxBIOS] hotplugging flash piece on A8N-E / ROMSIZE

Quux pawn2be.wild at yahoo.de
Mon Aug 27 00:31:37 CEST 2007

Peter Stuge schrieb:
> It may not be best practice to hotplug, but it is rather safe since
> the chip is never accessed once the system is running.
 saves plug cycles and time ...
>> Even an 8 Mbit piece 49LF080A works with the Asus a8ne, so
>> maybe a kernel may be squeezed in there as well.
> Yup, but only with a minimum of drivers.
a 2 MByte piece was used to contain LB + Kernel. I guess a 2 MByte flash 
would work in A8N-E , too.

currently I am trying to manage with the variables ROMSIZE , IMAGE SIZE 
asf. to build a ROM with correct size 512 KB, which seems tricky for 
some obscure reason.  --Q

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