partitions and erase regions
kd at flaga.is
Fri Mar 30 17:47:24 EST 2001
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Florian Schirmer / TayTron [mailto:schirmer at taytron.net]
> Sent: 30. mars 2001 18:00
> To: Kári Davíðsson; mtd at infradead.org
> Subject: AW: partitions and erase regions
> >Since there was no protest I just went ahead and commited
> the "virtual"
> >erase region
> >patch to mtdpart.
> Just a short question :-)
> 2 partitions not aligned to erase sectors. The first jffs and
> the second
> cramfs. What happens if jffs writes to the last sector (the
> shared one) and
> just in the second the block was erased the power fails. Data
> loss on the
> second partition?
Well partition boundaries have to be on mtd.erasesize boundaries so that
can not happen.
> If so please make virtual support a selectable option in
> kernel config. (If
> not already)
> Florian Schirmer
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