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

Ronald Hoogenboom ronald at zonnet.nl
Mon Mar 10 09:05:39 CET 2008

On Thu, 2008-03-06 at 17:02 -0500, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> Hi Ronald,
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 12:05:26AM +0100, Ronald Hoogenboom wrote:
> > I've found a nicer way: make an init_gpio in the superio.c that puts the
> > port value in a global var if the PIOROM_STREAM is enabled.
> Uhm, ok, but this does not build for me (against r3127)? Looks like the
> actual definition of init_gpio is missing from your patch?

You are right! I must have deleted too much from the diff... I should
not do so many changes on one source tree.

> I really want this to go into the tree. We'll get there eventually :)

I've prepared a patch for r3129 WITH the definition of the static

This patch allows direct out-of-SPI-flash boot of a Linux kernel. It
circumvents the 512KB limitation in the IT8716f superio of memory
mapping an SPI flash device by using a PIO method for reading the data.
Limitation: no nrv2b support.

Signed-off-by: Ronald Hoogenboom <hoogenboom30 at zonnet.nl>


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