doc2000 geometry problem?

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Wed Jul 5 09:11:21 EDT 2000

john at said:
>  The nftldump, erase and nftl_format utils all return an error (-1,
> helpful that) on the ioctl(blah,MEMGETINFO,&blah) call,

You _are_ using them on the flash device /dev/mtd0 aren't you, not on the 
nftl device /dev/nftla ?

You shouldn't need to do it though - can you not mount the /dev/nftla1 
partition? Or reformat it to ext2 with 'mkfs.ext2 /dev/nftla1' ?


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