[coreboot] Supporting boards with NAND flash on other chip selects than CS0

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 19:04:19 CET 2008

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 10:01 AM, Mart Raudsepp
<mart.raudsepp at artecdesign.ee> wrote:

> * There is no way to specify more than one NAND, or extra NOR setup, or
> different NAND mapping (page size?), etc. Basically all the arguments in
> the previous FlashInitTable structure - you could tell type, interface
> and mask separately for each chip select. If that possibility might be
> necessary for some boards in the future, then some more extensive
> support in dts is needed. The main problem here is that the code
> handling such an extensive struct configuration is now deleted (though
> of course visible in SVN history if you know to look).
> That said, I'm not even sure any of the other possibilities many any
> sense in context of CS5536 - more than one NAND or different types, or
> different mapping than 4K.

I believe geode is end of life; I don't expect to see lots of future
designs. We may want this back in future but it is not likely.

It's a good solution for the short term, and there is no long term.



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