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Re: Intel StrataFlash support



On Tuesday 31 December 2002 21:59, Liam Breck wrote:
> I'm wondering what support exists in JFFS2 and/or MTD for Intel
> StrataFlash. This type of flash includes a RAM bit for each flash bit in
> the device, providing flash reads at RAM speeds.
http://www.google.com/search?q=site:lists.infradead.org+strata

> This technology also re-raises the XIP issue. Parts of this flash should be
> treated as uncompressed ROM for XIP, but *which* parts would need to shift
> over time in order to do wear-leveling over the whole device.
http://www.google.com/search?q=site:lists.infradead.org+xip
http://www.google.com/search?q=site:lists.arm.linux.org.uk+xip

> Intel StrataFlash is likely to become a common component in embedded
Really ?
http://www.intel.com/pressroom/archive/releases/flo91797.htm

> systems, as it is part of the XScale PXA26x CPUs (and they have recently
> discontinued the PXA250, which lacked it).

> Thoughts?
Yes. Happy New Year !

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Thomas
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