problems with 28F320B still

Larry Doolittle ldoolitt at
Thu Sep 27 18:39:11 EDT 2001

I think I am slowly starting to grok at least part of the MTD chip
driver layer.  Tell me if I'm on the right track.

All the chips listed in
	static const struct amd_flash_info jedec_table[]
in drivers/mtd/chips/jedec_probe.c use the cfi_cmdset_0002.c driver.
This is implemented with the line
	p_cfi->cfiq->P_ID = P_ID_AMD_STD;
deep inside cfi_jedec_setup().

Now I come along trying to turn on an Intel TE28B320B3B, which
is a non-CFI chip, with a valid JEDEC code (manufacturer=0x0089,
product=0x8897), but which needs to use the cfi_cmdset_0001.c

Maybe I should modify jedec_probe.c to add another field to
the amd_flash_info structure, telling which command set to use.
All existing chips would set that to P_ID_AMD_STD, but my new
entry would have P_ID_INTEL_STD.  Such a change would obsolete
the name of the structure, which I wouldn't worry about for now.

If Intel is really a special case, an alternative would be to say:
	p_cfi->cfiq->P_ID =

The only chip feature that I found that is used in cfi_cmdset_0001.c
that is not shown in the data sheet for the 'B3 series chip data
sheet is block program (command code 0xe8).  I would have to find
some way to disable that section of the code in do_write_buffer(),
and fall back to single word programming.  Not hard to hack, but
in order for main branch code to claim 'B3 support, a flag would
need to be communicated from jedec_probe to cfi_cmdset_0001.

       - Larry Doolittle   <LRDoolittle at>

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