[coreboot] useful hardware - dip8 to soic8 adapter

Urja Rannikko urjaman at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 14:09:07 CEST 2009

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 15:02, Carl-Daniel
Hailfinger<c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 19.06.2009 13:54, Joseph Smith wrote:
>> They also make some really cool DIP8 to flash memory adapters.
>> http://www.epboard.com/eproducts/parts/EMC-0015.htm
>> Hmm that has got me thinking, could flash memory be used to replace SPI?
> Similar protocol for some variants, but a totally different command set.
> In short, unusable for onboard firmware.

All one would really need is some fast µC (enough fast to keep up with
mb SPI and convert the command set) with two SPI interfaces to convert
SD/MMC to motherboard SPI. That would be really cool btw, if it would
work :)


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