AM29DL16x series driver

Alexander Larsson alex at
Mon Oct 18 03:18:51 EDT 1999

On Fri, 15 Oct 1999, Marco A. Moreno wrote:
> --- Alexander Larsson <alex at> wrote:
> > What do you mean by "flexible sectors"? The driver can handle flash chips
> > with erase sectors of different sizes. 
> > 
> > / Alex
> > 
> Sorry about that, it's not the 16x parts that have what AMD calls the "Flexible
> Sector Achitecture", it's the 800 parts.  There's a comment in the mtd memory
> mapped code that says that the 800 parts aren't supported.  Now that I've taken
> a closer look, I don't think that the amd_flash driver even depends on the
> memory mapped code.  Is this true?

Yes, this is true. The amd_flash driver was written by me totally
separate from the mtd effort. David was interested in merging it though.
/ Alex

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