[U-Boot-Users] Overwriting protected flash memory!!!

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Dec 9 21:45:17 CET 2004

Dear Cliff,

in message <f96d234e04120912273b1f0a2b at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> > The  "protect"  stuff  is  something  that  is  intended  to  prevent
> > accidential data loss by a istyped command etc. It cannot protect you
> > from doing stupid things.
> Thanks for the information -- I had assumed the protect command set
> the lock bits (for Intel flash).  Setting the CFG_FLASH_PROTECTION

Some boards do this, most don't.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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