Universal Flashing tool

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at lnxi.com
Fri Mar 14 12:49:00 CET 2003

"Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:

> On Fri, 14 Mar 2003, steven james wrote:
> > The good news is that the quirks are usually fairly minor. I do prefer a
> > userspace tool since that makes these things much easier to debug, and
> > some chips have features that don't map well to the MTD interfaces such
> > as block locking or top block swap. 
> yes, I guess in the end we have seen that MTD is nice, but that the 
> userspace tool gives us flexibility we like.

So far from what I have seen user space is good for quick hacks,
and the mtd code base looks a lot better for long term maintenance.


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