[PATCH] mtd: fix the wrong check condition
ffainelli at freebox.fr
Fri Feb 17 03:50:05 EST 2012
Le 02/17/12 04:07, Huang Shijie a écrit :
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 7:04 PM, Florian Fainelli<ffainelli at freebox.fr> wrote:
>> On 02/16/12 04:12, Huang Shijie wrote:
>>>> (Add Florian and Matthieu)
>>>> On 2/15/2012 2:33 AM, Huang Shijie wrote:
>>>>> If we use `||` check condition, many NAND chips which are not
>>>>> ONFI nands have to do the ONFI detection.
>>>> Running the ONFI detection on non-ONFI NAND should not, ideally, be a
>>>> problem. They should fail one or both tests included in the routine:
>>>> the 'O N F I' string check or the CRC calculation.
>> Can you please post the dump of the ONFI page as read by your controller? Is
>> the CRC check passing? The ONFI crc function is made so that a page full of
>> zeroes or 0xff won't generate a respectively 0 or ff checksum, so we should
>> catch this during the CRC check.
> Sorry. I did not check the log carefully.
> the Hynix nand does _not_ pass the CRC check, but it passed the "ONFI"
> string check.
This is exactly what I saw too with a different Hynix chip, it replied
ONFI, but the CRC check failed.
> The log "ONFI flash detected" made me misunderstood.
Yes I agree, the log is there too soon, thanks for your patch.
> Huang Shijie
>>> I have Hynix nand in my hand: H27UBG8T2A (page size :8192, oob:448).
>>> It is not an ONFI nand. See the datasheet in the attachment.
>>> But it accidentally can pass the ONFI detection, and get the result :
>>> page size 4192, oob:96. This is a wrong result.
>> I have already seen a Hynix chip answering to the READID command too, and
>> this was highly confusing our bootloader, however, I suppose that we should
>> be able to circumvent this issue anyway.
>>>>> Use `&&` here to detect the ONFI NAND when we can not find any type
>>>>> in the nand_flash_ids.
>>>> There are many chips whose ID might be in the NAND table but for which
>>>> it is preferable (or even required) to check by ONFI for one reason or
>>>> another. For instance, some ONFI chips might use odd-sized OOB that
>>>> isn't in the ID decoding algorithm.
>>> This nand is 32Gb, but we can not parse it out from the id.
>>> I ever want to add a new database which use the all the 8/6 bytes id as
>>> It seems it's time to change it now.
>> You have said that already, but we have yet to see patches for this, I guess
>> if you can post your database patch that will be easier to comment on.
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