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 DSerial EDGE and Slot-2 RAM possible? 
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Joined: Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:28 pm
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Just a quick one, is it possible to use the DSerial at the same time as using RAM in slot-2? I'm half thinking there's a hardware limitation.


Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:31 pm
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Yes, that will work fine, there's no hardware limitation.

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Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:59 am
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i can use the 32MB ram of my slot-2 supercard lite in dslinux (launched from my slot-1 dserial edge).


Sun Jun 14, 2009 6:55 pm
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Cool, I was checking as I have been warping the inside of my head trying to figure out how to write a device driver for DSLinux and wasn't sure it if was possible.

So far I've figured out the following:

The SPI layer didn't get implemented into the Linux kernel until a couple of versions later than the one we use. Rather than backport/upgrade the kernel I'm going to try and build all the SPI stuff into the driver itself.

It's going to be a char driver.

It's making my brain hurt....


Mon Jun 15, 2009 11:40 am
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just reporting that EZFlash 3-in-1 also works.


Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:16 pm
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