[U-Boot-Users] Atmel DataFlash hooks.

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Jan 29 14:07:00 CET 2007

In message <528646bc0701281850n4b4fa2b1x7022b4daf9bfe89a at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> This is the exact category that MMC and DataFlash devices are in (both
> accessed via SPI).  Yet they are both accessible by commands in
> cmd_mem.c.

I have never used DataFlash nor MMC. Maybe the interface  was  really
badly  chosen.  From  the description I got from the implementor when
the Dataflash patches went in it sounded OK to me.

> > IMHO we should provide a user inteface which is powerful, yet easy to
> use - this requires it must be intuitive to the end user. For most  f
> > them,  (NOR) flash *is* memory, while and IDE or USB disk and even an
> > EEPROM is not.
> Right; so what do we do with MMC and DataFlash?

So far I hear only discussion from developers.

Are there any users of Dataflah and MCC here? What  is  your  opinion
about the current user interface, abd about the suggested changes?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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