Michal Schulz mschulz at
Tue Sep 2 03:06:52 EDT 2003

On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, Felix Frey wrote:

> I'd like to connect a 32kx8 static RAM (battery buffered) to the ISAbus of my
> x86 based system to frequently store sensitive data which _must_ survive a
> powerfail. Access should be made through the mtd character device. By diving
> a bit into the code I saw there is a ram chip driver, however, I got pretty
> confused.
> Do I have to write my own mapping driver or how can I tell the chip driver
> where it finds my RAM device and how large it is ?
> Does the ram chip driver accept any parameters ?

Perhaps my article might help you. Have a look at

My aim was to use mostly free GFX memory, but your seems to be similiar :)


Michal Schulz

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