[U-Boot-Users] Question about MPC8272 HRCW

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Jun 22 12:04:34 CEST 2005

In message <17081.13579.857077.343042 at astp0002.localdomain> you wrote:
> Using high-boot configuration on boards with flashes bigger than 1MB is
> not optimal IMHO because it creates "hole" in the flash. I personally
> can't see any reason to configure such boards for high-boot. I agree

Agreed. Actually I don't see _any_ reason to configure  a  board  for

> The problem is that you usually have to specify BR0_PRELIM/OR0_PRELIM
> which can't refer to variables like flash_info. You can initialise chip
> selects in the flash driver if you write board-specific driver but if
> you use common driver (CFI) things are more complicated.

Yet another reason for me to use the CFI driver, umm, only occasionally.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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