[coreboot] unknown board - via chipset

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Apr 11 19:22:02 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 04:47:19PM +0100, Antoine Martin wrote:
> * SST39SF020A
> which is soldered onto the board :(

Is it PLCC or TSOP? See

PLCC: http://www.coreboot.org/images/8/87/2_W39V040BPZ.png
TSOP: http://www.arlabs.com/ts29f040.jpg

> Someone with superhuman soldering skills might be able to fit a
> socket in its place... ain't me.

PLCC sockets are cheap and very easy to come by. TSOP sockets exist
but are not so common and thus cost quite a bit more.

> If anyone can, I'll give them a unit for free - just email me.

I can help you out with soldering, both PLCC and TSOP, but getting
TSOP sockets may take a couple of weeks. :\


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