JFFS2 on 8MB Flash-Chip conneted to MPC850 works extremly slow:(

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Wed Aug 29 04:55:48 EDT 2001

Russ.Dill at asu.edu said:
>  jffs2 has to scan the entire medium at mount. Also, if there are
> "unformatted" sectors, it erases them (so the first mount will be
> slower than subsequent mounts). Did you look at you data sheets and
> see if that is as tight as the timing can be? 

The erase of unclean sectors is done in the background after the mount has 
finished. One day we'll get round to fixing the drivers so that we don't 
busy-wait for erases to complete either.


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