[coreboot] Generic AMD E350 Support

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Thu Oct 18 01:10:03 CEST 2012

Graeme Russ wrote:
> >> MX25L1606E
> >
> > MXIC yep. Solder something to it so that you can reprogram. Use the
> I was thinking of buying an 8 pin SOIP test clip

Yes, that of course works too.

> > VCC on the chip for programming. Hold the mainboard in reset while
> > you drive the SPI signals. I would check first that the chipset
> > doesn't sink too much current. (Ampmeter+2k2 resistor between VCC
> > and one signal at a time. The current should stay well under 1.5mA.)
> I have an in-circuit programmer I used on another board (which had a
> breakout header for the SPI flash). Do you think I could just use this
> with the board powered-down?

Unsure. You would then be powering one of the 3v3 rails (where the
flash chip is connected) from the programmer, without powering any
other rail on the board. The southbridge may not like it at all
when your programmer drives the SPI pins in that state.


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