Erase Sector Size

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Tue Aug 21 02:33:16 EDT 2001

ashokmp at said:
>  Iam using intels 28F128 Strata flash, According to its data sheet its
> erase sector size is 128KB. But with 2.4.2 kernel + rmk2 (patch,diff)
> + mtd patch , the erase sector size is 256KB.

It's not configurable. You probably have two 16-bit devices arranged in a 
pair to give a 32-bit data path - which doubles the effective erase size 
because it doesn't make sense to erase one half at a time.

We just need to fix JFFS2 so it isn't so greedy.


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