/dev/flash and MTD

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sat Aug 10 18:37:48 EST 2002

Dear Shawn,

in message <3D54526C.80703 at redswitch.com> you wrote:
> WINDOW_SIZE. What does this difference mean? If I know the physical
> start address of flash memory and the size, is there a generic map
> driver available to do the probing? My general question is "do we need a
> MTD map driver for each board, especially for those custom boards?".

Actually we don't. Set  the  config  option  CONFIG_MTD_CMDLINE_PARTS
which  allows  the  use  of  a generic mapping driver and passing the
partitioning info from the command line.

Wolfgang Denk

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