Questions about MTD

Kyle Harris kharris at
Mon Mar 20 08:51:37 EST 2000

Oron Ogdan wrote:
> David W wrote :
> > Isn't docpmap /e supposed to reformat it with NFTL again
> > after doing that?
> >
> No it's just erasing the whole of the flash, Destroying the bad block
> table and all, This command is really low level command that should be
> executed with care. You have to save the bad block table somehow.

I've seen reference to "saving the bad block table" in a couple of
places now. It seems that the file system should be able to dynamically
create/maintain the bad block table. Is this not true?

Just wondering... Kyle.

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