dwmw2 at infradead.org
Wed Oct 17 04:00:14 EDT 2001
joakim.tjernlund at lumentis.se said:
> Does JFFS2 erase the blocks that are already erased?
Yes, because they might not be _completely_ erased - unless they have a
cleanmarker node at the beginning, then it's possible that they're only
partly-erased. So it erases them again, just to make sure.
> I also noticed that an umount hangs until kupdate is finished, should it?
There's no real reason for it to do so - can you get a backtrace (SysRq-T)
and find out what it's waiting for? That should be fixable.
> Is it safe to power cycle the board during this initial formating?
Yes. The formatting is done specifically to make sure it's safe to power
cycle at any time.
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