problem with build jffs2 filesystem

Jörn Engel joern at
Tue Apr 2 18:19:30 EST 2002

On Sun, 31 March 2002 10:34:58 +0800, fyaowen wrote:
> ls -l /dev
> brw-r--r--    1 root     root      31,   7 Jan 28 14:16 mtd7
> I have no mtdblocks, only mtd* instead. The major number of mtd7
> is 31. So mtd7 is a block device, isn't it?

It is, although the name is confusing. Usually, mtd7 is a char device
(major 90, minor 14) and mtdblock7 is the name for your mtd7.


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