Problem partitioning discontinuous physical start address
ktdann at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 03:36:06 EDT 2005
Im trying to partion my flash using partioning support (ie. parse
partition from the kernel argument) but for board with 2x intel flash
linearly connected, I can partition it no problem.
Problem exist with board with 2x intel flash (16MB each) non-linearly connected.
One is located at 0x7C00_0000 and another at 0xFF00_0000. If I give
0x7C00_0000 as a physical start address with length as 0x84000000 (ie.
(0xFFFF_FFFF - 7C00_0000) + 1)and select support for non-linear
mappings of flash chips, I get an error saying that its too large.
What options do I have without having to write my own physmap.c. I've
had one before when I was using 2.4 kernel, but having moved to 2.6,
I'm trying not to make any custom changes and trying to stick with the
Any advice would be welcome. thanks.
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