[U-Boot-Users] Atmel DataFlash hooks.

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sat Jan 27 01:42:36 CET 2007

In message <528646bc0701261434l6289a3a4pa2b5464566e3a50a at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> Does anyone see any reason why these hooks couldn't be merged into a
> single addr2info type call?  If the flash_info_t was modified to

Code size?

We still want to and have to support U-Boot on systems where the image
MUST fit in 128 kB - with a somewhat reasonable feature-set.

Omitting the Dataflash stuff is simple at the moment, so please  make
sure  that  your  new  code  does  not grow for boards that don't use
Dataflash at all.

> If I took this approach; it could be implemented in a staged approach,
> starting with memmapped flash, and then merging in mmc and dataflash
> support once the architecture is show to work.  It still leaves the

Where would you stop? If you go this path, why not add CF and USB and
IDE as well? I'm not convinced that would be a good thing to do.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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