no success

Trevor Woolven trevw at
Thu Apr 27 05:45:31 EDT 2000

David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Apr 2000, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > yes, all the nftla* devices have 93 as major number. Another thing, is
> > that the kernel displays no messages about the MTD drivers. Should it
> > show something?
> It should. Are you sure you patched the init routines in properly? The
> patch in the CVS patches (?) directory ought to work. Anyway, I'm
> supposed to be on holiday. Trevor?
> --
> dwmw2

Apologies but I've been away for 10 days or so.
It sounds to me as if the init routines have not been set-up correctly
as Dave suggested.

linux/init/main.c - do_basic_setup() calls init_mtd()
mtd.c - init_mtd() calls the rest of the configured init routines.

I can't remember if there's much screen output to see, there should be
something. If in doubt, try enabling the DBG output, (recompile with

Hope this helps, if not get back to me with some more details


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