[U-Boot-Users] Suggestion on flash init

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sun Dec 25 17:34:49 CET 2005

In message <20051225190658.F3F9.LARK at linux.net.cn> you wrote:
> I have tested cfi_flash.c for a while. Unfortuanately, it fails for
> Spansion S29AL016M. The chip can be recognized, chip information is all
> correct, but the erase and write routines fail.

Then please (lets) fix the problem instead of inventing the wheel again.

> And even it is included by multiple files, we can make these variables
> static. Or we can use better solution, but the idea itself is still

That's even worse as it would silently create multiple copies of  the
same data - which is just a waste of precious memory.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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