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Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: RFC: emulation of system flash

From: Scott Wood
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: RFC: emulation of system flash
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 16:11:54 -0600

On Thu, 10 Mar 2011 22:46:34 +0100
Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <address@hidden> wrote:

> Auf 10.03.2011 13:06, Jan Kiszka schrieb:
> > I'm thinking beyond this use case, beyond firmware flashes, beyond x86.
> >   
> If you're thinking beyond x86, most flash is probably using SPI nowadays
> because the reduced PCB footprint can save lots of money. And for SPI
> you only need OOB access for write and the memory region itself is readonly.

CFI still seems pretty dominant, at least in evaluation boards, which seem
more likely to be a qemu target than custom hardware.


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