/dev/flash and MTD

diekema_jon diekema at lucky.si.com
Sat Aug 10 04:38:45 EST 2002

> To enable MTD on a board, do we still need /dev/flash?


> In other words, is there any relationship between /dev/flash and
> MTD? I found that only on Denx distribution of 2.4.4 there is such a
> device '/dev/flash'. Thanks.

The /dev/flash device entries use a stand alone flash driver that
isn't part of MTD.

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