[PATCH] mtd: Expose partition offset to the drivers

Richard Weinberger richard.weinberger at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 11:17:58 PST 2015

On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 5:22 PM, Ricardo Ribalda Delgado
<ricardo.ribalda at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently, there is no way to find out the offset of an mtd partition by
> a driver. This might be needed by external hardware.
> For example, a flash containing the firmware of an external device that
> is also accessible by the main cpu/kernel.
> The flash is big enough to have two partitions with 2 versions of the
> firmware, so we can have a safe upgrade.
> Once the flash has been updated we need the real offset, so we can write
> it on the external device registers.

Can you please also send a patch which shows the usage of this new function
by a driver?


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