[coreboot] Hardware needed for flashing a T530
kinky_nekoboi at bluetardis.de
Sun Nov 25 23:35:34 CET 2018
If u have an Raspi or Beaglebone laying around , they are also suitable for flashing
Am 25. November 2018 22:55:56 MEZ schrieb Nico Huber <nico.h at gmx.de>:
>On 25.11.18 20:05, Yannik Catalinac wrote:
>> For the SPI programmer I decided to use a CH341A, but when I search
>> it there are different CH341A. Which one should I buy?
>It shouldn't matter as long as it says to be compatible to SPI 25
>series. There were reports about bad batches of every kind (e.g.
>wrong voltage regulator), FWIW. So there's always a risk. I would
>pick one with a location in Europe (i.e. not China) so you don't
>wait weeks and then realize you got a bad one. I have one with a
>black board btw. that works fine.
>As you asked for a German shop below, here is a more expensive
>alternative to the CH341A. 5x the cost, up to 15x the speed (and
>can also work as a USB debugging device with coreboot; needs another
>TTL level UART for the other end, though).
>> Which cables do you recommend? I read that I should use short ones,
>> which cables exactly dou you recommend? A link to a german shop would
>> very, very helpful!
>Reichelt has some rather expensive ones. Work for me but I can't say
>if they are any better than random ones from eBay. For the latter
>for `10cm dupont female-female` (Buchse-Buchse).
>Hope that helps,
> Also needs a Mini-B (not the popular Micro-B) USB cable in case you
> don't have a spare one.
> Search for: steckboard lbb
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