kd at flaga.is
Tue Mar 13 20:49:21 EST 2001
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wolfgang Denk [mailto:wd at denx.de]
> Sent: 12. mars 2001 21:58
> To: Dan Malek; Tom Rini
> Cc: linuxppc-dev at lists.linuxppc.org
> Subject: Re: Wolfgang's updates
> Ummm... The flash stuff is just adding NEW files. The fact they have
> been tested on PPC only should not create a problem adding the files.
> Many people add x86 drivers that don't work on PPC ;-)
> * AMD flash chip support
> * INTEL flash chip support
> PCMCIA port, and for real PCCARD interfaces like CompactFlash or
> harddisk adapter cards, but without need for the full PCMCIA
> package; also usable for boot devices).
Isn't this exactly what mtd is dooing, i.e. generating a general
interface to flash devices.
Isn't this a duplication of work, and deemed to be rejected from the
official kernel because the mtd is allready in the official kernel?
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