Patchwork [2/2] MTD: update description on sm_ftl

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Submitter Maxim Levitsky
Date July 28, 2010, 3:53 p.m.
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Permalink /patch/60158/
State New, archived
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Maxim Levitsky - July 28, 2010, 3:53 p.m.
I think that scary description can go now...

Signed-off-by: Maxim Levitsky <>
 drivers/mtd/Kconfig |   11 +++++++----
 1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)


diff --git a/drivers/mtd/Kconfig b/drivers/mtd/Kconfig
index f8210bf..8664133 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/mtd/Kconfig
@@ -311,11 +311,14 @@  config SM_FTL
 	select MTD_BLKDEVS
 	select MTD_NAND_ECC
-	  This enables new and very EXPERMENTAL support for SmartMedia/xD
+	  This enables EXPERMENTAL R/W support for SmartMedia/xD
 	  FTL (Flash translation layer).
-	  Write support isn't yet well tested, therefore this code IS likely to
-	  eat your card, so please don't use it together with valuable data.
-	  Use readonly driver (CONFIG_SSFDC) instead.
+	  Write support is only lightly tested, therefore this driver
+	  isn't recommended to use with valuable data (anyway if you have
+	  valuable data, do backups regardsless of software/hardware you
+	  use, because you never know what will eat your data...)
+	  If you only need R/O access, you can use older R/O driver
 config MTD_OOPS
 	tristate "Log panic/oops to an MTD buffer"