Document and implement an improved flash device binding for powerpc (v5)
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Sep 8 00:25:10 EST 2007
> This patch replaces the binding for flash chips in
> booting-without-of.txt with an clarified and improved version. It
> also makes drivers/mtd/maps/physmap_of.c recognize this new binding.
> Finally it revises the Ebony device tree source to use the new binding
> as an example.
> Signed-off-by: David Gibson <david at gibson.dropbear.id.au>
Acked-by: Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel.crashing.org>
Thanks for doing this work David!
> + /* First look for RedBoot table or partitions on the command
> + * line, these take precedence over device tree information */
Any specific reason you chose this order? Just curious...
> + .data = (void *)"jedec_probe",
Hrm, this cast is only getting rid of the const-ness of the
string literal -- maybe .data should be declared const, or
does the majority of users want it writable?
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