Samsung S3C6410 mainline merge coordination

Harald Welte laforge at
Wed Sep 2 18:30:37 EDT 2009

Hi Peter,

On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 02:49:00PM +0200, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
>  Harald> === NAND ===
>  Harald> * mainline currently uses same driver for s3c24xx and s3c64xx
>  Harald> ** samsung uses a new driver for 2450, 6400, 6410 (and later)
>  Harald> * does it make sense to extend the mainline driver with new SoC support
>  Harald>   or should we rather split the mainline driver?
> The nand controllers in the different variants are afaik very similar,
> that's why I added 64xx support to s3c2410.c. What would a split gain
> us?

That's the question the respective developers at Samsung should respond to (see
Cc) Why do you think a split of the nand driver is required? Please comment.

- Harald Welte <laforge at> 
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