wd at denx.de
Wed Mar 9 00:41:30 CET 2005
In message <r02010400-1038-9CF3BEDC902211D9B01500039387ACB6@[10.0.1.1]> you wrote:
> Just out of curiousity...
curiousity killed the cat :-)
> What was the intention behind having a nice setting called
> CONFIG_HAS_DATAFLASH which sounds rather universal but
> everything including dataflash.h is meant to be used
> only by Atmel 45DB series memories?
Like many other features, things get implemented on a specific
platform first; the original implementer, not knowing any other
systems that might use the same device / chip / feature, has problems
to separate common from specific parts, so a later cleanup will be
> Makes it rather difficult to add support for a new platform
> which supports booting from serial dataflash as well...
But it still makes it easier than absolutley no support for dataflash
at all, right?
Looking forward to seeing your patches :-)
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