[PATCH 2/3][MTD] P4080/nand: Only make elbc nand driver detect nand flash partitions

Anton Vorontsov cbouatmailru at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 04:09:38 EDT 2010

On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 12:49:17PM +0800, Zang Roy-R61911 wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 10:51:35AM +0800, Roy Zang wrote:
> > [...]
> > >
> > > +static struct fsl_elbc_fcm_ctrl *elbc_fcm_ctrl;
> > > +
> > 
> > Are you sure that you want it as a global var? A bit scary change.
> > 
> > Oh, you probably don't need it, as you can get it from
> > fsl_lbc_ctrl_dev->nand?
> Get it form fsl_lbc_ctrl_dev->nand or assign it to
> fsl_lbc_ctrl_dev->nand in probe?

I meant to get it from fsl_lbc_ctrl_dev->nand. I.e. in
probe() you do: fsl_lbc_ctrl_dev->nand = elbc_fcm_ctrl, so
you probably don't need the global var.

(fsl_lbc_ctrl_dev seems to be global as well, duh. Well,
one variable less in the global name space. But I'd
probably use lbc_np->data to store the LBC private

Scott seem to be fine with it as there are probably no
plans to to add several localbus controllers into the SoCs.

But, I saw a custom board with two MPC82xx SoCs connected
together, one as a master (core + peripheral devs), and
other as a slave (its core was halted, and only slave's
CPM peripheral devices were used by the master CPU).

I think it is possible to connect two (or more) SoCs in
a such way so that two or more LBC controllers would
be visible for the Linux.


Anton Vorontsov
email: cbouatmailru at gmail.com

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