[PATCH 00/11] Enable access to SPI NOR flash on Samsung Snow board

Michal Suchanek hramrach at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 21:21:32 PDT 2015

On 4 June 2015 at 00:53, Marek Vasut <marex at denx.de> wrote:
> On Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at 11:26:39 PM, Michal Suchanek wrote:
>> Hello,
> Hi,
>> this patch series makes it possible to access the SPI NOR flash in the
>> Samsung XE303 'Snow' Chromebook.
>> Unfortunately not all issues are resolved. To work around an issue with the
>> pl330 dma engine I respun the patch for limiting transfer size in m25p80
>> driver.
> Looks like fixing a bug at the wrong place to me ...
>> As the flash does not contain any sane filesystem and is only likely to be
>> accessed with mtd_debug or similar tool the limit of the dma engine is
>> easily reached. Filesystems using shorter data transfers are less likely
>> to be affected.
> Sounds like the DMA engine driver should be fixed.

I looked at the pl330 datasheet and don't see anything obviusly wrong
with the pl330 driver in Linux.

Ideally it would be fixed but I have no idea what's wrong with it.



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