[PATCH] [REPOST] mtd: extend plat_nand for (read|write)_buf
dedekind at infradead.org
Fri May 15 09:51:00 EDT 2009
On Mon, 2009-05-11 at 19:28 +0100, Alexander Clouter wrote:
> This patch adds (write|read)_buf callbacks to plat_nand.
> The NAND on the TS-7800 provisioned by the FPGA allows readw() and
> readl() to be used which gives a 2.5x speed up. To be able to use this
> from the plat_nand driver a hook for read_buf (and also write_buf whilst
> we are in there) need to be made available. This patch adds the hook.
> This is a repost of a feature asked for before, plus other helpful
> patches to plat_nand would be welcomed if at all possible too.
>  http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-mtd/2009-March/024747.html
>  http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-mtd/2007-October/019659.html
>  http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-mtd/2009-March/024780.html
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Clouter <alex at digriz.org.uk>
I think this should be submitted with the user at the same
time. Adding hooks without having a user is not very good.
E.g., you may find out later that this does not help, or
cancel your project, or end up with different call-backs,
You may keep this patch privately, work on your NAND driver,
and when you have it ready, you submit it with this at the
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)
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