[coreboot] flashrom issues found??

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Sun Mar 9 08:24:20 CET 2008

I think I know what is going on here after looking at the uniflash  
source code. I found this comment in the Intel programming code "Do  
not program FF, erase will result in all FF's so it's not necessary.  
Besides, 2*FF means reset ..."

So, I removed this function from jedec.c and rebuilt flashrom.

// dumb check if erase was successful.
for (i = 0; i < total_size; i++) {
	if (bios[i] != (uint8_t) 0xff) {
		printf("ERASE FAILED @%d, val %02x!\n", i, bios[i]);
		return -1;

It seems to work fine now. Is this a bug for Intel ICH series???

Thanks - Joe

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