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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 0/3] spi-nor: Add support for Intel SPI serial flash controller
On Sat, 19 Nov 2016, Boris Brezillon wrote:

> On Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:35:46 +0200
> Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 07:04:26PM +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> > > On Mon, 14 Nov 2016, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> > >
> > > > This is fifth version of the series. You can find the previous versions
> > > > archived on:
> > > >
> > > > v4: https://lwn.net/Articles/703773/
> > > > v3: https://lwn.net/Articles/697231/
> > > > v2: http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-mtd/2016-June/068277.html
> > > > v1: https://lkml.org/lkml/2016/6/14/269
> > > >
> > > > This patch series adds support for the Intel SPI serial flash controller
> > > > found on many recent Intel CPUs including Baytrail and Braswell. This
> > > > driver makes it possible to access the BIOS and other platform data which
> > > > is stored on the SPI serial flash. It is also possible to upgrade the BIOS
> > > > using this driver if it has not been protected by special hardware bits.
> > > >
> > > > The patch [1/3] includes documentation how to upgrade BIOS on MinnowBoard
> > > > MAX.
> > > >
> > > > Since poking the SPI serial flash can brick the machine, this driver can
> > > > only be enabled when CONFIG_EXPERT=y and even then it will remain read-only
> > > > unless instructed othwerwise by module parameter.
> > > >
> > > > Changes from v4:
> > > > * Use INTEL_SPI_FIFO_SZ instead of hard coded value of 64 bytes
> > > > * Don't increment i inside call to FDATA() macro
> > > > * Check nor->read_opcode in intel_spi_read() and return
> > > > -EINVAL if not supported. We may add SFDP support later on.
> > > >
> > > > Changes from v3:
> > > > * Added ACKs from Lee Jones.
> > > > * Use bus instead of dev->bus in PCI accesses
> > > >
> > > > Changes from v2:
> > > > * Rebased on top of v4.8-rc2
> > > > * Updated intel_spi_read/write() according spi-nor core changes which
> > > > drops retlen parameter and returns number of bytes read/written.
> > > >
> > > > Changes from v1:
> > > > * Older hardware does not support 64k erase command so added erase_64k
> > > > flag which is set only for Broxton (BXT).
> > > > * Fix protection range offset for Broxton. Now there is ispi->pregs
> > > > pointing to the start of the protection registers.
> > > > * Change naming of constants from BCR_BYT -> BYT_BCR and so on.
> > > > * Drop lpc_ich_finalize_spi_cell() and initialize cell directly in
> > > > lpc_ich_init_spi().
> > > > * Use info->type in switch in lpc_ich_init_spi().
> > > > * Add defines for magic numbers used in lpc_ich_init_spi().
> > > > * Use PLATFORM_DEVID_NONE with mfd_add_devices().
> > > >
> > > > Mika Westerberg (3):
> > > > spi-nor: Add support for Intel SPI serial flash controller
> > > > mfd: lpc_ich: Add support for SPI serial flash host controller
> > > > mfd: lpc_ich: Add support for Intel Apollo Lake SoC
> > >
> > > What's the plan for this set?
> >
> > I was hoping to get this merged via MTD tree but I haven't got much
> > comments from the maintainers. No idea if anyone is going to take this :-(
>
> Marek, Cyrille, can you take a look?

I can push through MFD, no problem.

I just need Acks from all subsystems concerned.

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Lee Jones
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