document ability to function w/out NOR flash (was: Re: problem booting to NOR?)

Michael Shiloh michael at
Wed Jul 23 21:01:15 CEST 2008

Steve Leung wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 09:44:57AM -0700, Mike Montour wrote:

>> A Freerunner without a working NOR flash is basically the same as a 
>> Neo1973. It's safe to flash a new kernel or rootfs partition; the risk 
>> of bricking the device is only if you update u-boot itself.
> Ah, that's good.  Since the wiki consistently mentions NOR flash, it's 
> not immediatly obvious that this is possible.

Perhaps worth noting in the right place, when you get to things at this 
priority level...

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