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Bug 64387 - FLASH usage is wasteful
FLASH usage is wasteful
Product: eCos
Classification: Retired
Component: RedBoot (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2002-05-03 09:22 EDT by George Thomas
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-20 12:15:35 EDT
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Description George Thomas 2002-05-03 09:22:38 EDT
Description of Problem:

Currently both fconfig and FIS directory take an entire FLASH erase block each.
On systems where the FLASH block size is large (iPAQ => 0x40000 bytes!), this
is tremendously wasteful.

It should be possible to combine these data into a single FLASH block.

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Comment 1 Gary Thomas 2002-08-13 09:40:40 EDT
This is now in place, with the FCONFIG data being positioned at the end
of the FIS directory block.  Currently this behavior must be selected
by CDL (not default).
Comment 2 Alex Schuilenburg 2003-06-20 12:15:35 EDT
This bug has moved to http://bugs.ecos.sourceware.org/show_bug.cgi?id=64387

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