mtd support for large NAND
dedekind at infradead.org
Tue Oct 16 03:27:23 EDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 13:27 +1300, Charles Manning wrote:
> On Friday 12 October 2007 21:36:09 falls huang wrote:
> > Hello !
> > How can I simulate a large nandflash(>4G) in linux PC ? I want to
> > take a look at it, but I don't have any develop-board that has 4G
> There are a few problems you face here. Firstly, mtd does not support >4G
> which will need fixing.
> Secondly, even if your system has > 4G it might not be all simultaneously
> accessible and you will need to use highmem as a way to do temporary mappings
> to access this memory.
> I might be tempted to try do this using some sort of userspace driver then
> just backing the driver with regular files (eg. 8x1G files to simulate 8G of
Or create something like blk2mtd.
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)
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