Messages produced by cfi_probe.c and cfi_cmdset_0001.c

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Thu Aug 3 11:47:01 EDT 2000

dvrabel at said:
>  cfi_probe.c and cfi_cmdset_0001.c both produce large quantities of
> output when probing. (eg all of the CFI query data).  Is is necessary?
>  Can I remove it (comment it out,#ifdef, debug only messages etc.)?

It's only there because it came long before the actual access routines, and 
it make me happy to think that the code could do something useful :)

By all means, wrap it in #if 0

> Also, in cfi_cmdset_0001.c in cfi_intelext_write_{2_by_8,1_by_16}_buffe
> rs() we always write a full buffer even if we have less than a buffer
> to write.  This affects performace (particularly when writing short
> <32byte buffers).  Is there a reason why this is done like this?

Laziness. Please do fix it.


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