Flash:Flash Format

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Flash Format[edit]

Location: NOR only : 0x000200 - 0x00003FF

The next block of 512 bytes only has the first 16 bytes written. It determines flash format and version. If it is IFI then it means format 2 and version should be 1.2. If it is not IFI then it is a format 1_1.

example[edit]

NOR only : 0x000200 - 0x00003FF NAND: N.A.
Offset(h) 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 0A 0B 0C 0D 0E 0F
   
00000200  49 46 49 00 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 00  IFI.............
00000210  FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF  ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ
....
000003F0  FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF  ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ
N.A.

structure[edit]

Address Length Value Description
0x200 0x10 0x49464900 (String: "IFI") 0x1 0x2 0x0 Flash Format Type/Flash Format Version