[flashrom] Macronix MX25L6445E
stefan.reinauer at coreboot.org
Mon Jul 18 23:49:19 CEST 2011
* Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> [110718 23:44]:
> Am 18.07.2011 19:07 schrieb Stefan Reinauer:
> > * Wagner, Helge (GE Intelligent Platforms) <Helge.Wagner at ge.com> [110527 15:46]:
> >> To be sure that the spi_block_erase_20 works for both the MX25L6405 and the
> >> MX25L6445E, we could change the block erase size from 64K to 4K. This should
> >> work even for the MX25L6405, but with the side effect of the erase taking
> >> longer than needed.
> >> Any comments?
> > works great for me!
> >> Please find my patches included.
> >> Signed-off-by: Helge Wagner <helge.wagner at ge.com>
> > Acked-by: Stefan Reinauer <stefan.reinauer at coreboot.org>
> Sorry, but AFAICS this will cause chip corruption. To be exact,
> specifying a too small eraseblock size (4 kB instead of 64 kB) means
> that flashrom will walk the device in 4 kB blocks, erase each block and
> write to it. Now if the actual erase block size is bigger than the
> specified block size, you'll get this:
Yes, I agree that changing the block erase size is risky. Good thing the
patch does not change it, so it should be save to apply, plus it solves
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