Writing JFFS2 image to Nand flash

Tino Keitel tino.keitel at innominate.com
Mon Apr 15 10:18:28 EDT 2002

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 14:42:39 +0100, John Hall wrote:
> > > This image should then be written to the device with cp or dd.
> > > However, if I have bad blocks on the device then dd fails.
> > 
> > Not sure about dd, I've just been using cp. But the main issue...
> Even with the correct branch of JFFS2, I think this problem will still
> exist. Using cp or dd to write the initial filesystem image takes no
> account of bad blocks near the beginning of the NAND flash.

What about the seek option of dd?


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