[flashrom] regression report 0.9.1: Winbond W39V080FA fails

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Wed Feb 3 17:38:23 CET 2010

On 2/3/10 5:34 PM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 03.02.2010 17:17, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>> not much more information yet, but I suggest everyone be careful with
>> this release due to work on generalization and restructure that has been
>> done.
>> The Winbond W39V080FA is the first chip tried here and writing fails
>> with flashrom 0.9.1. It worked with 0.9.0. So everyone should take the
>> missing test flags very seriously.
> Did you test with svn or the (5 months old) 0.9.1 release? I just
> checked the difference between 0.9.0 and 0.9.1 for the W39V080FA and
> there isn't any.
Oh, I assumed that r889 is 0.9.1 ... ? Now I am confused.
> If you tested with svn, can you please provide a verbose log? I'm aware
> that locking/unlocking is basically non-working with current svn and
> that might be the reason you see the failure. Patch pending.
Will try. It's most likely a timing issue, as the driver was switched
from the winbond specific flash code to the generic jedec flash code
with timings that don't seem to match what the data sheets or the
hardware assume.


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