Valentine Barshak vbarshak at ru.mvista.com
Thu Sep 6 23:30:08 EST 2007

Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Sep 2007 15:06:03 +0200
> Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
>>>> Is anybody working on the device-tree-aware ppc 44x NAND flash 
>>>> controller (ndfc)  driver?
>>> Not to my knowledge.  We sort of need a decent binding for NAND flash
>>> in general first.
>> Not really.  You can put the NAND controller in the device
>> tree without describing the NAND flash itself -- and for that,
>> you only need a "name", "compatible", "reg", and maybe some
>> interrupt stuff.
> He said driver.  To test a driver, you'd need the binding for both the
> controller, and the NAND flash it controls.  Otherwise, the driver
> isn't going to do much :).
> josh
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AFAIK, NAND flash is autodetected by reading it's ID at runtime, so 
there should be no need for flash bindings.

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