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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.27 - MTD cfi_cmdset_0002.c - Duplicate cleanup in error path

Applied Rainer's patch, its equivalent and I his
"consisteny with other algorithms" point is a good one.

Thanks guys!

On Sat, Jul 24, 2004 at 03:14:03PM +0800, Rainer Weikusat wrote:
> "" <> writes:
> > Patch to 2.4.x: Corrects an obvious error where all of the cleanups are done
> > twice in the event of a chip programming error. This can result in
> > kernel BUG() getting called on subsequent programming attempts.
> That way, it is consistent with the other low-level chip access
> functions. But the algorithm is per se buggy, anyway, because except
> if DQ5 was raised before, the chip is not 'ready' (for reading array
> data), but still in programming mode and will remain there until the
> 'embedded programming algorithm' stops, because (according to the
> docs) a reset command will not be accepted until DQ5 has been raised
> and the opportunityto check for that is gone after the syscall
> returned to the caller.
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