Intel Extended Command set in 8x mode

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Fri Jul 21 12:15:29 EDT 2000

On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, David Vrabel wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a board with an Intel StrataFlash 28F640 on it.  Having written a
> map driver the CFI probe code detects the chip.  However it appears that
> the Intel Extended Command Set code is only for chips in 16x mode not 8x
> mode which this chip is in.  Is this the case?  If so how can I get it
> to work?  Do I need to write a whole new thing like cfi_cmdset_0001.c
> for 8x mode?

You need to provide the 2_by_8 versions of the access functions. It
doesn't really need to be a separate file.

> Also,  JFFS won't compile.  I'm using kernel 2.2.16 and the
> put-module-symbol patch has been applied and I'm building it outside the
> kernel tree.



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