MTD NAND updates

Sascha Hauer s.hauer at
Thu May 31 13:01:21 EDT 2012

Hi Dirk,

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 06:31:20PM +0200, Dirk Hörner wrote:
> Hi List,
> while going through the NAND specific parts of the MTD layer I noticed that
> there are quite a few updates available from recent Linux kernel versions:
>  * detection of flashes via ONFI
>  * improved detection of flashes via extid
>  * added device id's in the hard-coded table
> I'd like to provide some patches, just a few questions:
>  * should I base them on master or next?

master is fine. I'll handle the conflicts if necessary.

>  * should I try to cherry-pick updates from the kernel or should I just
> merge stuff from the kernel and send patches split into logical parts
> (onfi, extid, id additions)?

Splitting into logical parts seems to make the most sense. If it's just
a single patch you can also cherry-pick it, but we don't need the whole
feature-add-then-several-bugfixes history.


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