nftl driver

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Sun Sep 23 04:32:08 EDT 2001

niko at said:
>  If this problem of writing zeros  is due to the module unloading
> problem, how can I solve it if the driver is  in the kernel and cant
> be reloaded? 

Almost certainly. The driver has lots if internal state about the old NFTL
format cached, and you've gone and changed it all. You should never need to
use nftl_format. If you want new data, just write new data to /dev/nftla. 
You don't need to do a low-level format just to change the data.


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