[U-Boot-Users] MC68360 port

Matvejchikov Ilya matvejchikov at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 17:42:07 CET 2006

2006/11/23, Stefan Roese <sr at denx.de>:
> On Thursday 23 November 2006 09:06, Matvejchikov Ilya wrote:
> > 2006/11/22, Stefan Roese <sr at denx.de>:
> > > Some comments:
> > > - Are you sure that you can't use the common CFI FLASH driver?
> >
> > No, I'am not sure about it. Is it so important?
> Yes. Most of the board specific FLASH driver are error prone, since the code
> and it's error are copied over and over again. This is not maintainable. The
> CFI driver has a very broad test basis and is maintained quite good.

Right you are! It's the reverse of the 'copy-n-paste' method...

> And a new board port with a board specific flash driver that is not needed,
> meaning when CFI compliant FLASH chips are used, will not be accepted
> anymore.
> What FLASH chips are you using?

Unfortunately, we are use very old AMD flash chips - AM29F800BT. They
are not CFI compliant.

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