Problem: 51MB partition max size on jffs2
manningc2 at actrix.gen.nz
Wed Dec 4 14:04:35 EST 2002
On Thu, 05 Dec 2002 08:01, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 December 2002 19:46, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > DGE at sixnetio.com said:
> > > kmalloc() is limited to 128K and the 128MB Flash needs more than
> > > twice that,
> > >
> > > so I tried vmalloc() and it seems to be OK (at least with PPC 2.4.18
> > > patched for the new MTD code). Does anyone know if this change is
> > > safe?
> > You need to change the corresponding kfree() to vfree().
> That's right. In actual CVS-code this problem is solved by building virtual
> blocks of 2,4 or 8 physical blocks.
Does this have an impact on performance?
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