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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-09-23 17:07:49 (GMT)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-09-23 17:07:49 (GMT)
commita7c367b95a9d8e65e0f0e7da31f700a556794efb (patch)
tree5b1bb202801e29e3237381aa7aad5aa288378d5b /Documentation/powerpc
parent15f964bed054821d6d940d3752508c5f96a9ffd3 (diff)
parente1070211f7327a1f197d535aa886f721a241c32f (diff)
Merge git://git.infradead.org/mtd-2.6
* git://git.infradead.org/mtd-2.6: (58 commits) mtd: jedec_probe: add PSD4256G6V id mtd: OneNand support for Nomadik 8815 SoC (on NHK8815 board) mtd: nand: driver for Nomadik 8815 SoC (on NHK8815 board) m25p80: Add Spansion S25FL129P serial flashes jffs2: Use SLAB_HWCACHE_ALIGN for jffs2_raw_{dirent,inode} slabs mtd: sh_flctl: register sh_flctl using platform_driver_probe() mtd: nand: txx9ndfmc: transfer 512 byte at a time if possible mtd: nand: fix tmio_nand ecc correction mtd: nand: add __nand_correct_data helper function mtd: cfi_cmdset_0002: add 0xFF intolerance for M29W128G mtd: inftl: fix fold chain block number mtd: jedec: fix compilation problem with I28F640C3B definition mtd: nand: fix ECC Correction bug for SMC ordering for NDFC driver mtd: ofpart: Check availability of reg property instead of name property driver/Makefile: Initialize "mtd" and "spi" before "net" mtd: omap: adding DMA mode support in nand prefetch/post-write mtd: omap: add support for nand prefetch-read and post-write mtd: add nand support for w90p910 (v2) mtd: maps: add mtd-ram support to physmap_of mtd: pxa3xx_nand: add single-bit error corrections reporting ...
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diff --git a/Documentation/powerpc/dts-bindings/mtd-physmap.txt b/Documentation/powerpc/dts-bindings/mtd-physmap.txt
index 667c9bd..80152cb 100644
--- a/Documentation/powerpc/dts-bindings/mtd-physmap.txt
+++ b/Documentation/powerpc/dts-bindings/mtd-physmap.txt
@@ -1,18 +1,19 @@
-CFI or JEDEC memory-mapped NOR flash
+CFI or JEDEC memory-mapped NOR flash, MTD-RAM (NVRAM...)
Flash chips (Memory Technology Devices) are often used for solid state
file systems on embedded devices.
- - compatible : should contain the specific model of flash chip(s)
- used, if known, followed by either "cfi-flash" or "jedec-flash"
- - reg : Address range(s) of the flash chip(s)
+ - compatible : should contain the specific model of mtd chip(s)
+ used, if known, followed by either "cfi-flash", "jedec-flash"
+ or "mtd-ram".
+ - reg : Address range(s) of the mtd chip(s)
It's possible to (optionally) define multiple "reg" tuples so that
- non-identical NOR chips can be described in one flash node.
- - bank-width : Width (in bytes) of the flash bank. Equal to the
+ non-identical chips can be described in one node.
+ - bank-width : Width (in bytes) of the bank. Equal to the
device width times the number of interleaved chips.
- - device-width : (optional) Width of a single flash chip. If
+ - device-width : (optional) Width of a single mtd chip. If
omitted, assumed to be equal to 'bank-width'.
- - #address-cells, #size-cells : Must be present if the flash has
+ - #address-cells, #size-cells : Must be present if the device has
sub-nodes representing partitions (see below). In this case
both #address-cells and #size-cells must be equal to 1.
@@ -22,24 +23,24 @@ are defined:
- vendor-id : Contains the flash chip's vendor id (1 byte).
- device-id : Contains the flash chip's device id (1 byte).
-In addition to the information on the flash bank itself, the
+In addition to the information on the mtd bank itself, the
device tree may optionally contain additional information
-describing partitions of the flash address space. This can be
+describing partitions of the address space. This can be
used on platforms which have strong conventions about which
-portions of the flash are used for what purposes, but which don't
+portions of a flash are used for what purposes, but which don't
use an on-flash partition table such as RedBoot.
-Each partition is represented as a sub-node of the flash device.
+Each partition is represented as a sub-node of the mtd device.
Each node's name represents the name of the corresponding
-partition of the flash device.
+partition of the mtd device.
Flash partitions
- - reg : The partition's offset and size within the flash bank.
- - label : (optional) The label / name for this flash partition.
+ - reg : The partition's offset and size within the mtd bank.
+ - label : (optional) The label / name for this partition.
If omitted, the label is taken from the node name (excluding
the unit address).
- read-only : (optional) This parameter, if present, is a hint to
- Linux that this flash partition should only be mounted
+ Linux that this partition should only be mounted
read-only. This is usually used for flash partitions
containing early-boot firmware images or data which should not
be clobbered.
@@ -78,3 +79,12 @@ Here an example with multiple "reg" tuples:
reg = <0 0x04000000>;
};
};
+
+An example using SRAM:
+
+ sram@2,0 {
+ compatible = "samsung,k6f1616u6a", "mtd-ram";
+ reg = <2 0 0x00200000>;
+ bank-width = <2>;
+ };
+

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