Problem: 51MB partition max size on jffs2

Thomas Gleixner tglx at
Wed Dec 4 12:47:56 EST 2002

On Wednesday 04 December 2002 17:54, Ken Offer wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've run into a strange problem and I wonder if any of you have seen
> this and perhaps understand it better.
> I've got a Toshiba 128MB Smart Card in my embedded system and I wrote a
> custom nand driver to support it.  I have discovered that I cannot
> mount a jffs2 partition larger than 51MB on the card (so at this point
> I have two 51MB partitions and 1 26MB partition).  Trying to mount a
> larger partition yields a less than helpful error message from mount.
> I've tried adding printk statements to the jffs2 code, but none of them
> get hit during the errant mount process.
> So... is 51MB a valid jffs2 limitation?  If so, why?
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