[coreboot] [PATCH] flashrom: Add support for SPI-Chips on ICH9

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri May 16 16:04:19 CEST 2008

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> There's another question I have for you: How should we handle the
> situation if the opcode table has been locked by the BIOS? One way would
> be to load the locked opcode table from the southbridge and proceed as
> normal. If any opcodes we want are not in the table, fail the
> transaction with an error message. program_opcodes() could check the
> lock bit and return failure, then another function would malloc
> curopcodes and read the chipset opcodes into it.
Sounds reasonable.
> By the way, some people have volunteered to test flashrom on ICH7 and I
> think ICH7/ICH8 support would be rather easy to add to the ICH9 driver,
> resulting in improved testing coverage. It's your decision, though, and
> I am very thankful you wrote the ICH9 driver.
How different are they wrt their SPI interface?

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