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SubjectRE: [PATCH] Fix stack usage for amd_flash.c
On Mon, 2003-03-17 at 08:36, Jonas Holmberg wrote:
> [ Jörn Engel wrote: ]
> > On Fri, 14 March 2003 16:05:10 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > > Also note that all but the CFI-based drivers are deprecated. We have
> > > old-style probes which allow us to use the CFI back-end drivers with
> > > non-CFI chips anyway.
> >
> > Right. But since 2.[567] is going towards 4k kernel stack, those
> > drivers should be fixed or revomed. If you don't remove it, I'll try
> > to fix it. :)
> We're still using the amd_flash-driver a lot because I haven't got time
> to try out the jedec_probe since the toggle-bit stuff was added in the
> CFI driver.

Yep, that's why I haven't actually _removed_ the other drivers; just
marked them deprecated. I'm sort of planning to remove them in 2.7.

> I made some rough tests just before that, and jedec_probe +
> CFI driver turned out to be much slower than amd_flash. But then the CFI
> driver was modified... I'll try to get some time to test them again soon
> and maybe even do something about it.

That'd be useful -- thanks. The CFI cmdset 0002 driver could do with a
little more loving :)

Btw, your mail landed in my spam folder and got bounced from the MTD
list due to missing In-Reply-To: and References: headers.


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