[coreboot] flashrom issues found??

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 08:31:23 CET 2008

On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 11:24 PM,  <joe at smittys.pointclark.net> wrote:
> Ok,
>  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???

if it is we should not modify jedec.c -- that seems to work many
places. Rather, we need to make a special function -- ich only -- and
use that on ich.



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