MTD Flash Howto ?
jonandia at aotek.es
Fri Aug 4 17:10:44 EST 2006
Even if you dont't use U-Boot as bootloader, I'm sure that the documentation in http://www.denx.de/wiki/DULG/Manual will interest you.
De: linuxppc-embedded-bounces+jonandia=aotek.es at ozlabs.org [mailto:linuxppc-embedded-bounces+jonandia=aotek.es at ozlabs.org]En nombre de David H. Lynch Jr.
Enviado el: viernes, 04 de agosto de 2006 6:04
Asunto: MTD Flash Howto ?
I need to put together a filesystem driver for the flash in the Pico E-12.
I think I have a pretty good grasp of what I need of the FileSystem end of things.
But I am less certain of the peices needed to get from the flash to the block driver that I assume underly's the FileSystem.
I have enabled MTD, and configured a starting address and size.
I got a signon banner. How can I tell if it has really found my flash and if it actually knows the type of flash it found - in my
instance Spansion S29GL512N.
I have found some documentation covering details, I think I am more interested in something that gives a more zoomed out view.
Is anyone aware of a relevant howto ? Maybe some web pages on the end-end process of going from flash devices to filesystems over flash ?
Dave Lynch DLA Systems
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