value of XIP? and whether it works with 2.6 kernel?

Mark Chambers markc at
Wed Aug 25 21:22:57 EST 2004

>    as i read it from david w's post on the MTD list, XIP has limited
> value since flash is noticeably more expensive than RAM anyway.

The main value, I believe, is as part of a rapid boot setup - you can
avoid the decompress and copy phase.

Mark Chambers

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