MTD and Intel rev J Strata Flash

Gary Thomas gary at
Thu Nov 20 09:46:24 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 07:36, ghannon at wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm assuming the linux-mtd list has long since vanished.

Not that I'm aware of - I've copied this to that list.

> I'm working with a rev J strata flash part.
> It has the "feature" that it's lock-bits can be set individually,
> but are cleared colllectively.    I have made a 3 partition system
> where I mainly want two partitions locked except when I am updating
> them, and the third one unlocked always.
> Has any effort  been put into the MTD layer to take into account that
> an unlock clears all the bits and some should be put back on.
> I didn't see anything like that in the code.
> I will put the functionality into my tools if it is not in a lower layer
> already.
> Thanks,
> Gary Hannon
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Gary Thomas <gary at>
MLB Associates

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