[coreboot] Yet another idea of an SPI flash chip programmer
joe at settoplinux.org
Mon Dec 22 15:13:29 CET 2008
On Mon, 22 Dec 2008 19:45:00 +0800, "FENG Yu Ning"
<fengyuning1984 at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are lots of flash programmer out there, but none of them (those
> I know about) fits my requirement well.
> I would like a programmer to be:
> * able to program SPI flash chips,
> * not slow (program 512k bytes in 3 mins),
> * with a driver whose source code is available (or not difficult to
> * simple, and
> * cheap.
> There is one that almost does the job,
>  would it be very slow?
> Recently I find a chip FT2232x
> It seems that the chip's IO could be configured to work in bit-bang
> mode and thus able to implement as an SPI I/F.
>  I think it is easy to build a prototype programmer using this chip.
>  Is the programmer going to meet my requirement?
Wow, If that can be used for SPI than the Paraflasher can definitely be
used for SPI. It would just require software to support it :-)
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