Problem with mtd on a Sandpoint

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Mon Oct 8 05:16:54 EDT 2001

troussier at said:
>  I add the mtd support in the kernel configuration and during boot the
> flash is correctly identified. When I try to access it I always got
> the same error "can't locate module block-major-31" or "can't locate
> module char-major-90" if I use mtd0 instead of mtdblock0

Those errors happen because you haven't enabled CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK or 
CONFIG_MTD_CHAR respectively. Without CONFIG_MTD_BLOCK, you can't mount 
JFFS, although that's a limitation we intend to fix, as we don't actually 
_use_ the mtdblock driver during the operation of JFFS.


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