bareboxenv usage

Boaz Ben-David at
Tue Sep 13 04:59:03 EDT 2011

On 09/12/11 16:54, Boaz Ben-David wrote:
> Hi
> I am using bareboxenv on a MLC NAND chip for reading and writing the
> barebox environment on my imx35 board.
> Up until now I have been using it with the mtdblock devices and suddenly
> I noticed I get an error while reading (-l) the env(I/O error).
> Using bareboxenv with the same partition but in the /dev/mtd form the
> read works.
> For some reason I assumed that I need to use the bareboxenv with
> mtdblock devices.
> Question is, what is the CORRECT way to use it on a nand partition?
> Thanks,
> Boaz.
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I see no one answered this, maybe I need to shorten my question (:

All I am asking is: do I need to use /dev/mtdblock or /dev/mtd when 
loading and saving envs

with bareboxenv?



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