[coreboot] Paraflasher Project Update

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Wed Dec 17 19:25:10 CET 2008

On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 16:10:14 +0100, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> Joseph Smith wrote:
>> I came up with this simple ppdev driver (attached) to test LED's
>> connected to the data lines, But if all goes well it will be a good
>> base for a Paraflasher->flashrom driver.
>> Comments, suggestions?
> Looks like it should work fine, but you can bet it will be pretty
> slow. :)
> lmilk using direct port IO needs rougly 300 seconds to program a
> 256kbyte chip.
Hmm, I like the direct IO approach also, but it would be the dirty way for
a user-space driver.
ppdev user-space driver is supposed to be the politically correct way.
I'm stuck between a rock, can anyone else shed some light on this? Which
way should we go on this?

Joseph Smith

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