[PATCH] Towards DiskOnChip support as a NAND driver

Thomas Gleixner tglx at linutronix.de
Wed Jun 16 18:50:49 EDT 2004

On Thursday 17 June 2004 00:46, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-06-17 at 00:32 +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > Can you make it optional to use or should we break the code in
> > drivers/mtd/devices to enforce the development on Dan's code in
> > drivers/mtd/nand ?
> >
> > dwmw2 ??
> >
> > IMHO the current DOC code in drivers/mtd/devices has too many todo's
> > which inhibit proper usage.
> It's not so bad on the original DiskOnChip 2000 and Millennium devices.
> I'd rather keep it an option for now, at least till the todo list for
> the new nand-based driver is reduced. We need to get the HW ECC working
> on the driver, and fix up NFTL to work with it. We also need to fix up
> the probing to work properly -- currently my hack just had the address
> hard-coded.

My main concern was to wake up those, who asked for DOC support / improvements 
recently and point them to the new code and make clear that the code in 
drivers/mtd/devices is a subject to be removed in the near future. 
So, if they need proper DOC support they can provide testing and hacking 
capacities. This should get us along quite fast if enough interest is there. 

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