[OLPC-devel] SST 49LF008A
wmb at firmworks.com
Tue Aug 22 19:39:46 EDT 2006
The socketed part is for development testing.
We are about to release a tool (within the next couple of days, we
think) that you can
boot from a USB key and that will reprogram the soldered-down SPI FLASH with
The holdup at present is making sure that we have a kernel that works
stephen pearce wrote:
> Do you have to install this socketed part on the development board to
> install the linuxbios ...
> It's unclear to me whether you have to do this or can overwrite the
> Insyde Bios in the flash rom which must already be soldered on the
> If the later is correct what is the purpose of the socketed flash rom?
> Lastly.. is there anyone who would be prepared to send me one or 2 of
> the SST 49LF008A
> .. I tried the local Avnet-VSI but they never replied .. locally they
> have little interest in supplying small part lots and generally charge
> heaps .. I would be happy to send
> some US $ to cover costs .. before the event .. as I presume it would
> not amount to much
> even with postage
> Sorry for the dumb questions ;~)
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