8-bit mtd flash support

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Jan 20 19:31:17 EST 2004

In message <20040120011332.12136.qmail at web11601.mail.yahoo.com> you wrote:
> I am faced with a situation where my processor is connected
> to 1 NOR flash chip in 8-bit mode. Now the consequence of
> this is that I cannot excute code directly from flash. I am

Why not? You should be able to configure your processor to use a  bus
width of 8 bit for the flash device.

> I was wondering if
> a) Its a valid concept to have a Linux mtd flash filesystem
> where the flash chip only allows 8-bit access


> b) anyone else has been in this situation and


> c) if there are mtd drivers available for 8-bit access to a
> flash chip.


All this is in place and working.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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