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SubjectRe: Smartmedia/xd card support - request for comments
On Thursday 17 April 2008, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> >
> > They have nothing to do with JFFS or UBI (it's an interchange format).
> > They require FTL.
> Or does using them according to the interchange spec require FTL?
> (That is, it would be really cool to finally have a supported MTD device
> that doesn't need to be soldered on to the motherboard, so I could plug
> the thing in and run UBIFS / JFFS2 / whatever.  I wouldn't be able to
> use it for a camera, then, but it would be great for little machines
> that don't need full hard drives, or for developing MTD filesystems on
> readily-available hardware.)

There is one MTD driver for Smartmedia/xD in the kernel, see
drivers/mtd/nand/alauda.c. It is derived from the USB mass storage
driver drivers/usb/storage/alauda.c, which contains another copy of
the SM FTL.

Arnd <><
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