[PATCH 0/2] allow scrubbing (erasing of bad blocks)
marc at cpdesign.com.au
Thu Dec 20 17:06:04 EST 2012
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 05:18:20 PM Wolfram Sang wrote:
> This patch series first adds a flag to mtd devices which disables special
> treatment for bad blocks. That means, they are handled like every other good
> block. The second one then adds a scrub command which is basically a simple
> erase, only that bad blocks are treated like good blocks and are trying to
> be erased (which may succeed or not). This is really *not recommended*,
> except for certain development use cases!
Much nicer than the hacks I did to clear the BBT !
(unfortunately, don't have any boards that I can test on at the moment).
> Wolfram Sang (2):
> mtd: nand: add flag to allow erasing of bad blocks
> commands: add scrub
> commands/Kconfig | 8 +++++
> commands/flash.c | 68
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++- drivers/mtd/core.c |
> 9 +++++-
> drivers/mtd/nand/nand_write.c | 37 +++++++++++-----------
> include/linux/mtd/mtd-abi.h | 2 ++
> 5 files changed, 105 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
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