[U-Boot-Users] bad flash write times with u-boot

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Mar 8 20:54:07 CET 2005

In message <29278b294d51.294d5129278b at texas.rr.com> you wrote:
> We have a board with Intel Strata flash and are seeing flash write times on the order of 1MB / _minute_ from U-boot.
> However, from Linux the same flash part can be written in the order of serveral MB / second.

Are you sure that this is the actual write data rate to flash memory,
or is it by chance just the rate by which the data  get  buffered  in
the file system cache?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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