P30 flash left in read status mode after a write

Jörn Engel joern at lazybastard.org
Wed Feb 14 15:56:01 EST 2007

On Wed, 14 February 2007 13:52:31 -0500, Jon Ringle wrote:
> This did indeed seem to fix the problem, but I'm not sure if I might 
> inadvertently be causing some side effect. I believe that I might be 
> taking a slight performance hit to consecutive jffs2 write operations 
> because now each write operation will need to spend more cycles putting 
> the flash in to a write mode.

If the performance hit concerns you, you could set a timer instead of
changing the chip state.  Only if the timer expires - which means that
consecutive writes are a non-issue - do you change the chip state.


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