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Re: [PATCH 2/4][RFC] MIPS: BCM947xx support

To: Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4][RFC] MIPS: BCM947xx support
From: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 13:26:40 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>, nbd@openwrt.org, jolt@tuxbox.org
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Michael Buesch a écrit :
> On Thursday 09 August 2007 12:38:43 Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> Michael Buesch a écrit :
>>> On Thursday 09 August 2007 02:44:30 Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>>>> +struct ssb_bus ssb_bcm947xx;
>>>> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(ssb_bcm947xx);
>>> Huh, which module does need this internal structure?
>>>
>> This is needed for mtd mappings. The size and the location of the flash
>> is taken from this structure.
>>
> 
> So mtd is compiled as a module? Really? From where is it loaded,
> if not from flash?
> 

Well you don't have to compile it as a module, but you can. Then you can
load it from the hard drive.

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