[RFC] adding support for OneNAND flash memory
tglx at linutronix.de
Mon Feb 14 06:23:47 EST 2005
On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 20:18 +0900, kyungmin park wrote:
> > May be it makes sense to put it to drivers/mtd/nand/onenand if some
> > parts of the existing code (like BBT, etc) may be reused? Possibly,
> > you'll need to split the existing code on what is NAND-specific and what
> > is OK for both OneNAND and NAND.
> > => As I said before, it's difficult to modify/extend current nand
> > to support OneNAND. That's why I suggested to add onenand directory.
> > It's not hard to extend. Just add onenand.c to it, if thats all what is
> > needed. The question is whether the bad block table code can be shared
> > or not. I agree that nand_base.c can not be tweaked for OneNAND.
> Although OneNAND uses NAND core internally, the interface is very different
> from NAND. The viewpoint of the hardware it seems to be connected with NOR.
> Also OneNAND supports synchronous burst read as NOR does
> I wonder the different interface of flash putting together is accptable?
> Currently, I don't apply bad block table code to onenand. But I think
> there's no problem to use current bbt code.
Ok, so I guess it makes sense to put it into drivers/mtd/onenand. If you
want to use the bbt code from nand it's no problem, just a tweak in
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