Problem with cfi_probe.c and Intel chip

Alice Hennessy ahennessy at
Fri Jan 11 16:53:17 EST 2002

"Eric W. Biederman" wrote:

> Alice Hennessy <ahennessy at> writes:
> > array
> > mode (0xff) would be necessary before the query command so I'm not sure why
> > my board is having problems.  Even if the bios has issued a command to the
> > flash
> > between power up and cfi_probe,  I don't think read array command is necessary
> > between commands.
> > If my board is the only Intel with a problem, then I need to investigate it
> > further.
> That would certainly be useful.  My real suspicion is that this code hasn't
> been utilized all that much, and we are entering it's first real
> stabalization phase.  Since all I did was comment out what looked like
> redundant code, I actually think you are the second person to notice
> this.   Personally I have deal with boot block type flash memory,
> which may have different characteristics than other intel product lines.
> Having a couple of people get a firm grasp on what things cause
> problems, is probably needed right now.  So if you come up with
> anything interesting I'd be glad to hear it.
> Eric

I will do that.


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