[coreboot] Flashrom problems on VIA EPIA CN13000G
corey.osgood at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 09:41:33 CET 2008
On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 2:30 AM, sunggekun <lookicanfly at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I have an VIA EPIA CN13000G board , and bought five SST49LF008A
> >> chips from internet.
> > I'm afraid those chips can not work on that board.
> >> No EEPROM/flash device found.
> >> Also i tried to flash original BIOS rom (SST49LF004B), it work fine
> >> (read/write).
> >> So what did i miss? Could someone tell me what to do ?
> > I believe your original chip is SST49LF040B, not 004B. 004B and 008A
> > understand only Firmware commands (they are FWH-compatible) while
> > 040B and 080A respond to "LPC Memory Read" commands and are called
> > LPC chips.
> > I suggest trying to find SST49LF080A-33-4C-NHE chips instead.
> > //Peter
> Hi Peter ,
> I had checked the original BIOS chip again, it's SST49LF004B,
> and the flashrom output:
> # ./flashrom
> Calibrating delay loop... ok
> No LinuxBIOS table found.
> Found chipset "VT8237": Enabling flash write... OK.
> Found board "VIA EPIA-CN": Enabling flash write... OK.
> Found chip "SST SST49LF004A/B" (512KB) at physical address 0xfff80000
> any ideal? Is it possible all the SST49LF008A chips are broken ?
SST49LF004B is LPC/FWH, but SST49LF008A is only FWH , the former was the
stock chip on my board as well. I'm currently using a Winbond W39V080A with
my board, a Jetway J7F2, or the SST chip Peter mentioned should work too.
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