[PATCH] [MTD] NAND: add ts7xxx driver
alex at digriz.org.uk
Sun Feb 8 05:39:04 EST 2009
* Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh at wantstofly.org> [2009-02-08 11:21:47+0100]:
> On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 08:59:19AM +0000, Alexander Clouter wrote:
> > This patch adds support for the NAND found in Technologic Systems ARM
> > boards. The platform specific parts (IO address and parititoning
> > schemes) have been moved into platform specific files whilst the driver
> > it's self can be used as a complete replacement for the ts7250 NAND
> > driver.
> Why don't you morph the ts7250 into the form you want instead of adding
> a parallel driver for the same thing?
...because when I sent this to you last year for some offlist comment
action you did not grumble that it was a separate driver. Then after a
year of reposting twice to this list with no comment or feedback what so
ever I guess I made the mistake of assuming it was not 'displeasing' to
Sorry to sound grumpy, but after trying to post cpufreq, timeriomem,
nand and arm patches over the past two years with a 90% resulting in the
silent treatment it feels like a brick has hit me in the face with "hey
instead just morph the current driver".
The driver I threw together makes a rather radical change to put all the
partitioning and iomem resources ranges back into the platform specific
code where they belong. It was just easier to start clean, plus I
learnt a good deal about the MTD subsystem in the process, although
that's not a good reason for submission I know.
As the feedback from ts720 users has been pretty...well...dire and
I have no access to the platform I cannot be certain this patch safely
works for those users. I had the view that once I can get a solid
confirmation that the ts720 users are happy I was hoping that the
7250.c driver would just become obsolete?
So, is it back to square one for me?
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