Sloooooowwww CFI Flash programming

Franca, Jose Filipe (ext) jose.franca.ext at
Thu Aug 3 02:45:48 EST 2006

That is implemented in the 2.6 kernels. Are you sugesting a merge with
2.6 code? Or there is a patch that implements that in 2.4 kernels?

-----Original Message-----
From: Frank [mailto:frannk_m1 at] 
Sent: quarta-feira, 2 de Agosto de 2006 17:41
To: Franca, Jose Filipe (ext); linuxppc-dev at
Subject: Re: Sloooooowwww CFI Flash programming

--- "Franca, Jose Filipe (ext)" <jose.franca.ext at>

> Hello all!
> 	I'm using a linux-2.4.31 based kernel in our board and we are
> using a AM29LV040B flash device. Our problem is that flash
> programming is a rather slow process. The responsible is the
> file cfi_cmdset_0002.c. Is there any patch that fixes this
> problem and enables fast programming mode?

You probably need buffer writes enabled.

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