[PATCH 28/74] Incrementing the ecc_pos array to contain 128 char

Vipin Kumar vipin.kumar at st.com
Tue Aug 31 02:34:32 EDT 2010

On 8/30/2010 5:44 PM, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-08-30 at 16:13 +0530, Viresh KUMAR wrote:
>> From: Vipin Kumar <vipin.kumar at st.com>
>> For a page size of 4096, the number of oob bytes are 128 per page. This demands
>> for an increased ecc_pos array as well as ecc can be placed at more than 64
>> locations.
>> This patch is added because SPEAr platforms NAND controller has 13 bytes of ecc
>> for each 512 bytes of data. This results in 104 bytes of ecc in case of 4096
>> byte page.
>> Signed-off-by: Vipin Kumar <vipin.kumar at st.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar at st.com>
> Nack, breaking ABI Is not allowed in Linux.
Hello Artem,

I could not understand your point. Can you please elaborate. How does this patch 
break ABI


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