Subject: Re: Few questions about the TS-7200
To: None <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: port-arm
Date: 12/15/2005 13:39:19
>Yes, NetBSD is in need of a driver for the flash chip.  Despite the relative 
>largeness of the Linux "MTD" subsystem, NOR flash chips really aren't that 
>complicated.  The flash chips have no IRQ so you could actually just open & 
>mmap() /dev/mem to erase and rewrite a new kernel within NetBSD userspace if 
>thats your only requirement.  Indeed it would be nice to have a block driver 
>for the flash chip though...

So ... I got the datasheet for the Intel StrataFlash chip, and I looked at
the eCos/Redboot sources.  Doesn't look _too_ bad ... now I just have to
find the time to write the damn thing :-)