[coreboot] [LinuxBIOS] W39V040BPZ or vt8237. Flashing problems.

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue Mar 4 01:15:06 CET 2008

On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 06:42:05PM -0500, Corey Osgood wrote:
> > If I hot-unplug the flash chip and hot-replug it, it is recognized
> > again. Reading it shows the erase was successful, but once I try
> > to program even one byte, communication with the flash chip fails
> > completely and I have to unplug and replug to fix that.
> I'm seeing exactly the same thing with the cn700+vt8237r on Jetway
> J7F2W, same flash chip, except that where it hangs seems random.

I take this to mean that 8237 and the W39V040BPZ aren't really

I would investigate if the timing for the two is compatible on paper.
Also, maybe the 8237 has some speed setting like the ITE.


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