Patch to prevent jffs2 from make changes to other filesystems
Bao C. Ha
baoha at sensoria.com
Tue Oct 23 18:45:08 EDT 2001
I am using kernel 2.4.10 and the older mtd stuff.
I have grabbed the newer mtd from cvs and can
confirm that we no longer have the problem. The
"Cowardly refusing ..." message was triggered with
no damage to the cramfs.
I apologize for the panic. We will be moving
forward to 2.4.12 to eliminate this type of
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-mtd-admin at lists.infradead.org
> [mailto:linux-mtd-admin at lists.infradead.org]On Behalf Of
> David Woodhouse
> Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 2:55 PM
> To: Bao C. Ha
> Cc: linux-mtd at lists.infradead.org
> Subject: Re: Patch to prevent jffs2 from make changes to other
> baoha at sensoria.com said:
> > I would like to propose the following patch to temporarily fix the
> > problem of jffs2 making changes to other filesystems stored on MTD
> > partitions.
> You can't do it like that - you'll get crap on the filesystem
> during normal operation. We have logic in there to abort the
> mount at the
> end, if no valid nodes were found, but other data were. Is
> that failing or
> are you using an obsolete version?
> Line 147 of scan.c should read:
> printk(KERN_NOTICE "Cowardly refusing to erase blocks on
> filesystem with no valid JFFS2 nodes\n");
> Does it? Why doesn't it get triggered?
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