flash_lock issue for n25q 128mb spi nor part

John Garry john.garry at huawei.com
Wed Jan 15 01:28:25 PST 2020


On 10/01/2020 11:56, John Garry wrote:
> On 10/01/2020 11:51, Tudor.Ambarus at microchip.com wrote:
>> On Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:36:11 PM EET John Garry wrote:
>>> Apart from this issue, on another topic, is there any special reason
>>
>> Ups, I forgot about this. I had a patch for it, let me find it.
> 
> ok, cool
> 
>>
>>> which we don't support status register.BP3? Is it that it is not
>>> adjacent to BP2 in the register, so makes handling trickier?
>>
>> Jungseung worked in the past for adding BP3 support. He have just sent 
>> a new
>> patch set for addressing this, feedback is welcomed:
>> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/linux-mtd/list/?series=152401
> 
> oh, great. I'll have a look.
> 
> Thanks,
> John

Hi guys,

It turns out now that we may need support a macronix part also - 
mx25u12835f.

Do you know why flash locking is not supported yet in the kernel for 
macronix parts? Did no one get around to it? Or just a technical issue?

Cheers,
John




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