[PATCH v3 10/21] mtd: support BB SRAM on ICP DAS LP-8x4x
ynvich at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 22:21:13 PDT 2014
On Tue, 2014-04-15 at 22:04 -0700, Brian Norris wrote:
> Hi Sergei,
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 11:37:40PM +0400, Sergei Ianovich wrote:
> > This provides an MTD device driver for 512kB of battery backed up SRAM
> > on ICPDAS LP-8X4X programmable automation controllers.
> > SRAM chip is connected via FPGA and is not accessible without a driver,
> > unlike flash memory which is wired to CPU MMU.
> > This SRAM becomes an excellent persisent storage of volatile process
> > data like counter values and sensor statuses. Storing those data in
> > flash or mmc card is not a viable solution.
> > Signed-off-by: Sergei Ianovich <ynvich at gmail.com>
> > ---
> > v2..v3
> > * no changes (except number 08/16 -> 10/21)
> > v0..v2
> > * use device tree
> > * use devm helpers where possible
> What's the status of this series? Is the rest of this platform support
> going in via other trees yet? I have a few trivial comments, but this
> driver mostly looks good as-is.
> You'll need a (trivial) DT binding doc in
> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/ to go with this. You might also need
> to split the arch/arm/boot/dts/ stuff out to a separate patch, so the
> MTD driver can go in the MTD tree separate from the ARM tree bits.
> With that, you have my:
> Reviewed-by: Brian Norris <computersforpeace at gmail.com>
> and I can merge this to the MTD tree if/when you'd like.
Thanks for response, the rest of the series is stuck on a DMA driver
with no development activity. I'll fix the comments, separate ARM staff
and refile the patch.
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