[coreboot] build service results for r4290
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Sun May 17 01:25:52 CEST 2009
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The developer "rminnich" checked in revision 4290 to
the coreboot repository. This caused the following
This patch implements a "flash friendly" value for initialized areas of flash.
It makes the write part of flashrom dramatically faster with small
payloads like filo; and it also eliminates unnecessary wear on flash
by not writing zeros (it's unlikely this really matters; let me know
next time you flash a BIOS flash 100,000 times!).
More importantly, it allows for future partial flash upgrades with cbfs.
Note that uninitialized_flash_value is a global that can, if we ever need it,
be set by an argument in main. Assuming we ever see a flash where the
"erased" value is 0, not 0xff.
At the same time, "erased" value has been "1" on every EEPROM or
FLASH I've used for some time now.
Signed-off-by: Ronald G. Minnich <rminnich at gmail.com>
Acked-by: Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se>
Compilation of asus:mew-am is still broken
See the error log at http://qa.coreboot.org/log_buildbrd.php?revision=4290&device=mew-am&vendor=asus&num=2
If something broke during this checkin please be a pain
in rminnich's neck until the issue is fixed.
If this issue is not fixed within 24h the revision should
be backed out.
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