[PATCH] mtd: m25p80: Micron SPI uses Macronix-style 4-byte addressing

Brian Norris computersforpeace at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 17:32:51 EDT 2013

On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 11:24 AM, Brian Norris
<computersforpeace at gmail.com> wrote:
> Quoting a Micron representative:
>   "Majority of our NOR that needs 4-byte addressing (256Mb or 32MB and
>    higher) enter and exit 4byte through B7h and E9h commands. The
>    N25Q256A7xxx and N25Q512A7xxx parts do not support 4-byte addressing
>    mode via B7h or E9h command."
> They further clarified that those that don't support the enter/exit
> opcodes (B7h/E9h) are manufactured specifically to come up by default in
> 4-byte mode. We don't need to treat those parts any diffently, as they
> will discard the EN4B opcode as a no-op.

A clarification: it seems that *all* large Micron SPI flash support
the B7h and E9h opcodes, just that some default to 4-byte addressing.
The patch stands as-is, but I'd replace this part of the changelog

"Micron confirmed that all large (>16MiB) Micron SPI support the B7h
and E9h opcodes."


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