[LinuxBIOS] PhyWrite [SPI flash-chips] PCI ROM

Bari Ari bari at onelabs.com
Tue Mar 20 18:33:38 CET 2007

Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 08:45:51AM +0100, Quux wrote:
>>>> A special (but simple) PCI card would be required.
>> this is where Altera CPLD DevKit MAXII  comes into play ...
>> http://www.buyaltera.com/scripts/partsearch.dll/partdetail?site=ALTERA;lang=EN;part=544-1136-ND
> The same money gets me a
> http://www.xilinx.com/xlnx/xebiz/designResources/ip_product_details.jsp?key=HW-SPAR3E-SK-US

Why don't we just make some adapters and use these to replace the BIOS 
Savers? These could be used to not only program LPC and SPI in circuit 
but also act as a Flash BIOS emulator using the DDR. Is $150 too 
expensive for anyone seriously interested in LinuxBIOS development?


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