[PATCH] mtd: spi-nor: intel-spi: Do not try to make the SPI flash chip writable

Mika Westerberg mika.westerberg at linux.intel.com
Tue Aug 4 10:08:34 EDT 2020

On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 10:58:17AM -0300, Daniel Gutson wrote:
> Currently, the intel-spi-pci driver tries to unconditionally set
> the SPI chip writeable. After discussing in the LKML, the original
> author decided that it was better  to remove the attempt.
> Context, the intel-spi has a module argument that controls
> whether the driver attempts to turn the SPI flash chip writeable.
> The default value is FALSE (don't try to make it writeable).
> However, this flag applies only for a number of devices, coming from the
> platform driver, whereas the devices detected through the PCI driver
> (intel-spi-pci) are not subject to this check since the configuration
> takes place in intel-spi-pci which doesn't have an argument.
> This patch removes the code that attempts to turn the SPI chip writeable.
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Gutson <daniel.gutson at eclypsium.com>

Reviewed-by: Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg at linux.intel.com>

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