[U-Boot] SPI flash writing

Falauto, Gerlando Gerlando.Falauto at keymile.com
Tue Mar 13 22:31:02 CET 2012

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mike Frysinger [mailto:vapier at gentoo.org]
>Sent: Tue 13.03.2012 21:35
>To: Jason Cooper
>Cc: Falauto, Gerlando; u-boot; Brunck, Holger
>Subject: Re: [U-Boot] SPI flash writing
>On Tuesday 13 March 2012 16:17:52 Jason Cooper wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 04:11:29PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> > On Tuesday 13 March 2012 14:25:07 Gerlando Falauto wrote:
>> > > 2) an out-of-boundary-check againts the flash size so at least a
>> > > warning is issued when you use too big a size value
>> > 
>> > i'm not sure about this.  if you want to do size checking, then enable
>> > the hush shell and do it in a script.
>> Is there a programatic way to get the size of the flash at runtime from
>> the hush script?

>no.  question is, do you really need that ?  sounds like you know ahead of 
>time how big the space is for u-boot, so the size of the flash doesn't matter.

Can't the same command also be used for burning something *other than* u-boot (e.g. a kernel, config section, or something like that)?
So the size of the flash *does matter*, doesn't it?


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