AMCC NAND controller driver in 2.6.17

Stefan Roese sr at
Fri Dec 7 10:45:15 EST 2007

On Friday 07 December 2007, Ramesh wrote:
> I am using the AMCC PPC 440-EPX board and linux 2.6.17 kernel. The
> driver for the built-in NAND controller seems to be the file
> sequoia_nand.c. Has anyone seen this working?

No, I don't remember such a driver. Or at least I can't remember seeing it.

> I am not sure it 
> programs the EBC registers correctly. Is there a working version of a
> driver for the NAND controller? I see ndfc.c in 2.6.19 kernel but I
> can't switch kernels yet. Any help is appreciated.

The ndfc is what you want. If you can't use a recent kernel version, then you 
have to backport this driver to your kernel version.

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