[coreboot] Homemaid LPC flasher

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Nov 7 00:48:02 CET 2008

On 07.11.2008 00:32, Joseph Smith wrote:
> Hello everyone. Sorry for the quietness lately, I have been out straight at
> work implimenting a new tape library project (BRMS for those of you that
> know AS400's). Kind of cool working with LTO4's (1 1/2 terabites) and a
> tape library that can hold 110 LTO4's (IBM TS3310).
> Anyways, I am going to start a project based on a very simple and CHEAP LPC
> flasher originally designed for the xbox.
> http://rex.xbox-scene.com/LPC2/LPC2.html
> I have a friend that has already tested this on fwh hubs (SST49LF008A to be
> exact) and it worked great.
> I have placed an order so the parts should be arriving soon. The downside
> is the software is only for dos/win, but the software source code is also
> available on the site. I think it would be pretty easy to convert it to
> Linux. I am trying to get a hold of the original author for permission to
> release it under a GPL.
> My question to the coreboot community is…..
> I have no problem hosting this project on my site, but would everyone like
> me to incorporate this project into coreboot? If so is anyone interested in
> helping?

Do we want to add support for this flasher to flashrom? In theory,
reusing the abstraction model present since SPI could work well.



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