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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.21] cramfs: add cramfs Linear XIP
On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 15:49 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 22 May 2007 15:09:39 -0700
> Richard Griffiths <> wrote:
> > Venerable cramfs fs Linear XIP patch originally from MontaVista, used in
> > the embedded Linux community for years, updated for 2.6.21. Tested on
> > several systems with NOR Flash. PXA270, TI OMAP2430, ARM Versatile and
> > Freescale iMX31ADS.
> It's good to see some of these secret embedded patches heading in
> the mainline direction.
> But we'd expected and hoped that flash-based XIP would be able to use
> the existing xip infrastructure, in mm/filemap_xip.c. Not possible?
I don't know I'll look into it and see if it is possible.
> The de-constification of cramfs_ops and cramfs_dir_inode_operations
> was, I assume, a mistake?
oops. Yes, Thanks Andrew.


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