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CONFIG_SPI_INTEL_SPI_PLATFORM: Intel PCH/PCU SPI flash platform driver (DANGEROUS)

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_SPI_INTEL_SPI_PLATFORM has multiple definitions:

Intel PCH/PCU SPI flash platform driver (DANGEROUS) found in drivers/mtd/spi-nor/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_SPI_INTEL_SPI_PLATFORM:

Help text

This enables platform support for the Intel PCH/PCU SPI controller in master mode. This controller is present in modern Intel hardware and is used to hold BIOS and other persistent settings. Using this driver it is possible to upgrade BIOS directly from Linux.

Say N here unless you know what you are doing. Overwriting the SPI flash may render the system unbootable.

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called intel-spi-platform.

Intel PCH/PCU SPI flash platform driver found in drivers/mtd/spi-nor/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_SPI_INTEL_SPI_PLATFORM:

Help text

This enables platform support for the Intel PCH/PCU SPI controller in master mode. This controller is present in modern Intel hardware and is used to hold BIOS and other persistent settings. Using this driver it is possible to upgrade BIOS directly from Linux.

Say N here unless you know what you are doing. Overwriting the SPI flash may render the system unbootable.

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called intel-spi-platform.

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