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Re: [PATCH 0/6] MIPS: BCM47XX: nvram read enhancements

To: Rafał Miłecki <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] MIPS: BCM47XX: nvram read enhancements
From: Hauke Mehrtens <>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:54:33 +0100
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On 12/27/2012 09:49 AM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> 2012/12/26 Hauke Mehrtens <>:
>> Clean up the nvram reading code and add support for different nvram
>> sizes.
>> This depends on patch "MIPS: bcm47xx: separate functions finding flash
>> window addr" by Rafał Miłeck, Patchwork:  
>> Hauke Mehrtens (6):
>>   MIPS: BCM47XX: use common error codes in nvram reads
>>   MIPS: BCM47XX: return error when init of nvram failed
>>   MIPS: BCM47XX: nvram add nand flash support
>>   MIPS: BCM47XX: rename early_nvram_init to nvram_init
>>   MIPS: BCM47XX: handle different nvram sizes
>>   MIPS: BCM47XX: add bcm47xx prefix in front of nvram function names
> Hm, the only question? Why so late ;) I've spent 3 hours yesterday
> debugging nvram on my WNDR4500, it didn't fill SPROM of PCIe cards
> correctly. Will test your patches today.

I waited till the bit in the flash part in bcma got into the mips tree.
Most of the patches in this series were already in my tree and OpenWrt
for some time.

Does it work now? Your patch was the most important one. In this series
only the "handle different nvram sizes" could fix the problem with your


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