mtd mount problem
joern at wohnheim.fh-wedel.de
Fri Apr 22 12:11:17 EST 2005
On Thu, 21 April 2005 18:55:52 -0700, Eugene Surovegin wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 06:53:37PM -0700, Eugene Surovegin wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 03:31:34AM +0200, J?rn Engel wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > 1. Erase the flash partition. Either
> > > o eraseall /dev/mtdX or
> > > o cat file_filled_with_0xff > /dev/mtdblockX
> > Huh? I fail to see how options you listed are equivalent. By
> > "cat"ing file filled with 0xff you cannot erase flash, period.
> > Only eraseall (or erase, if partition occupies 1 erase block) flash
> > can be erased.
> Oops, sorry, I failed to notice /dev/mtdblockX. Stupid me. Ignore this
Btw, I've also written a tool called 'ff' once. It will simply write
tons of 0xff to stdout. Rewriting the thing from scratch should be
slightly faster than me trying to look for the source (about 4 lines
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