[PATCH v9 1/3] MTD : add the common code for GPMI-NAND controller driver
b32955 at freescale.com
Tue Aug 23 06:27:07 EDT 2011
>>>> +int common_nfc_set_geometry(struct gpmi_nand_data *this)
>>>> + struct bch_geometry *geo =&this->bch_geometry;
>>>> + struct mtd_info *mtd =&this->mil.mtd;
>>>> + unsigned int metadata_size;
>>>> + unsigned int status_size;
>>>> + unsigned int chunk_data_size_in_bits;
>>>> + unsigned int chunk_ecc_size_in_bits;
>>>> + unsigned int chunk_total_size_in_bits;
>>>> + unsigned int block_mark_chunk_number;
>>>> + unsigned int block_mark_chunk_bit_offset;
>>>> + unsigned int block_mark_bit_offset;
>>>> + int gf_len = 13;/* use GP13 by default */
>>>> + /* We only support BCH now. */
>>>> + geo->ecc_algorithm = "BCH";
>>>> + /*
>>>> + * We always choose a metadata size of 10. Don't try to make sense of
>>>> + * it -- this is really only for historical compatibility.
>>>> + */
>>> Historical compat or you mean "the chip was designed this way, see
>>> datasheet section x.y.z"? ;-)
>> Just for historical compatibility.
>> it's better to keep it as now, there is no need to change it.
> I'm just trying to make sense of it ... from the docs, it seems like a chip
> design thing. So this is compat with STMP37xx and 36xx ? Or even something older
> and more obscure ?
The size of metadata can be changed, though it's set to 10 bytes now.
But it can't be too large, because we have to save enough space for BCH.
More information about the linux-mtd