Problem with cfi_probe.c and Intel chip

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Thu Jan 10 18:05:17 EST 2002

Alice Hennessy <ahennessy at> writes:

> Hello,
> I just tried the latest code  and discovered that the command used
> before the query command  and also to
> return to read mode  in cfi_probe.c  has been changed to 0xF0 - it used
> to be 0xFF .  The board I'm testing
> on has an Intel strata chip and is not responding to the query.  If I
> use 0xFF, then everything is fine.  AMD chips
> seems to be happy with either command (I think because the
> AMD automatically returns to read mode after
> a command anyway).   It looks like this was changed with the jedec-probe
> additions so maybe this is necessary
> for older jedec chips (which I haven't tested).

In this case it works for all of intel chips I have, so I thought the extra
0xFF in the reset, was put in by someone being extra careful, and not someone
having problems...

I'll reenable it in just a minute.


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