[PATCH] mtdoops: allow MTD selection by name
dedekind at infradead.org
Thu Mar 5 05:27:50 EST 2009
On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 14:08 +0200, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-02-16 at 18:21 +0200, Adrian Hunter wrote:
> > MTD's have both an index number and a name. Formerly,
> > the MTD selected for mtdoops was done only by index
> > number. With this patch, a name can be used instead.
> > For example, the kernel command line:
> > console=ttyMTD5
> > selects MTD 5 for mtdoops. But now this is also possible:
> > console=ttyMTD,log
> > which selects the MTD named "log" for mtdoops.
> > This has the advantage that partitions can be added or
> > removed that would affect the MTD index number but not the
> > name, without having to then change the kernel command line.
> > Signed-off-by: Adrian Hunter <ext-adrian.hunter at nokia.com>
> Acked-by: Artem Bityutskiy <Artem.Bityutskiy at nokia.com>
David, would you please push this patch ?
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)
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