Re: [PATCH] ATMEL, AVR32: inline nand partition table access

From: Artem Bityutskiy
Date: Wed Jun 01 2011 - 11:06:16 EST

On Wed, 2011-06-01 at 18:54 +0400, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov wrote:
> On 6/1/11, Hans-Christian Egtvedt <hans-christian.egtvedt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2011-05-29 at 17:49 +0400, Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov wrote:
> >> Currently atmel_nand driver used by AT91 and AVR32 calls a special
> >> callback
> >> which return nand partition table and number of partitions. However in all
> >> boards this callback returns just static data. So drop this callback and
> >> make atmel_nand use partition table provided statically via platform_data.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov <dbaryshkov@xxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > Thanks for this update, always nice seeing code being optimized. I
> > really can't recall why it was made like this in the first place...
> >
> > For the AVR32 related parts:
> >
> > Acked-by: Hans-Christian Egtvedt <hans-christian.egtvedt@xxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > <snipp diff>
> >
> > Will this go through the linux-mtd tree (since it spans two archs) or
> > should it go through an arch tree?
> On one hand, I'd prefer for this to go through the linux-mtd, if noone objects,
> as I'd also like to submit several (a pile) patches cleaning up mtd
> partitioning, which would depend on this.
> OTOH, I think there will be a cleanup of AT91 platform, which would bring
> lot's of conflicts with this patch, if it goes through linux-mtd.

Meanwhile, while you are thinking, I've put this patch to the l2-mtd-2.6
tree. Please, let me know if you decide to take a non-mtd path - then
I'll drop it.

And if you want to see this in linux-next - ping dwmw2.

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (ÐÑÑÑÐ ÐÐÑÑÑÐÐÐ)

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