[PATCH v2 0/3] mtd:nor:ppb_unlock fixes

Boris Brezillon boris.brezillon at free-electrons.com
Tue May 30 06:24:01 PDT 2017

On Tue, 30 May 2017 11:51:07 +0200
Honza Petrouš <jpetrous at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Boris,
> as you advised I come back with v2 patch, now it is the series
> of three fixes I found them during the testing of the original fix.
> From the fixes it is evident that PPB unlocking is not so much
> widely used. What is understandable as usually the flashing
> is done in bootloader. At least in projects I was involved before.
> Anyway, I can say I tested the code only on one-flashchip
> configuration, so I'm not 100% sure if all will be ok with multichip
> setting. All my old embedded boards have unfortunatelly only
> one nor chip.

I think I found another bug here [1]. The test does not work for
multichip flashes because adr is set back to 0 when you cross a chip

If you want my opinion, you'd better re-code the whole logic (you can
probably do better, but here is an example [2]).


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