[ECOS] Porting a new flash driver

Markus Schaber schabi@logix-tt.com
Tue Apr 1 16:16:00 GMT 2008


Hi, Gary,

Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com> wrote:

> Alternatively, you could go with the current (flash_v1) setup which
> does support NAND devices (somewhat - it's not 100% pretty).  RedBoot
> and FIS can be run in this mode, just not JFFS2.

Ah, that's sad. But as there's no other writable file system which runs
on NAND flash, I don't have any other choice, right?

> Look at the TAMS MOAB port for an example.

Thanks for the pointer.
 
> What NAND device(s) are you thinking about using?
> What's the target architecture?

It is the builtin NAND controller in a Centrality (now SIRF) Atlas
II / Atlas III CPU (an Arm9 derivate), on our own board.

We already have running eCos on it, including RedBoot, and most other
drivers we need.

Regards,
Markus

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