[PATCH for v3.15 0/2] ARM: mvebu Specificy ECC scheme for A375/385 boards
computersforpeace at gmail.com
Sun May 25 14:35:09 PDT 2014
On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 01:29:06PM -0400, Jason Cooper wrote:
> On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 11:17:08AM -0300, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
> > Last minute fixes, which help prevent any inconsistencies between the ECC
> > scheme expected by the bootloader, and the one expected by the kernel.
> > Until now, the kernel was using the ONFI-provided "datasheet ECC requirement",
> > and assume the bootloader did the same thing. However, this is not the case
> > for these boards, where the vendor provided a bootloader with an ECC strength
> > that's weaker than the required.
> > After the introduction of the NAND ECC devicetree binding, and its support
> > in the pxa3xx-nand driver, we can set these values and expect them to work.
> > I hope it's not too late for v3.15 already.
> > Ezequiel Garcia (2):
> > ARM: dts: Specify the NAND ECC scheme explicitly on Armada 375 DB
> > board
> > ARM: dts: Specify the NAND ECC scheme explicitly on Armada 385 DB
> > board
> > arch/arm/boot/dts/armada-375-db.dts | 2 ++
> > arch/arm/boot/dts/armada-385-db.dts | 2 ++
> > 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+)
For the series:
Acked-by: Brian Norris <computersforpeace at gmail.com>
> As discussed on irc, I'm pushing this for v3.16 right now. If we later
> determine that it needs to be in v3.15, we can send a stable request for
> these patches.
Not sure what went into the discussion, but for one, the binding is only
used in the pxa3xx_nand driver in the for-3.16 development branch, so it
doesn't quite seem urgent to me.
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