[coreboot] SST25VF016B (2MB) flash on m57sli (IT8716F).

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Thu Jan 17 02:35:03 CET 2008

On 17.01.2008 02:29, Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 01:24:38AM +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> Please be aware that the M57SLI may read the reset vector and other
>> really early stuff at 33 MHz, thereby causing read errors
>> (sometimes single bit shifts) which are really hard to find.
> English translation:


> SST25VF016B is not really compatible with the IT8716F superio.
> About right?

Mostly. If the M57SLI uses the IT8716F in 33 MHz mode at startup, the
SST25VF016B is indeed incompatible. If IT8716F startup happens at 16
MHz, it will work.
I have no idea about the real behaviour of the hardware.


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