[PATCH 2/2] mtd-physmap: add support users can assign the probe type in board files
vapier.adi at gmail.com
Sun May 23 03:23:50 EDT 2010
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 03:50, Barry Song wrote:
> There are three reasons to add this support:
> 1. users probably know the interface type of their flashs, then probe
> can be faster if they give the right type in platform data since wrong
> types will not be detected.
> 2. sometimes, detecting can cause destory to system. For example, for
> kernel XIP, detecting can cause NOR enter a mode instructions can not
> be fetched right, which will make kernel crash.
> 3. For a new probe which is not listed in the rom_probe_types, if users
> assign it in board files, physmap can still probe it.
any input on this patch ? doesnt seem to be in post 2.6.34 merges ...
More information about the linux-mtd