Problem: 51MB partition max size on jffs2

Dave Ellis DGE at
Fri Dec 6 16:00:04 EST 2002

Ken Offer wrote: 
> Ok, I switched back to the latest CVS and tried to mount the 
> partition. 
>   No luck, even with a 32MB partition.  I get:
> mount -t jffs2 /dev/mtdblock1 /mnt/jffs
> mount: /dev/mtdblock1 is not a valid block device
> I have tried the latest CVS with both the "vmalloc c->blocks" change 
> and without.  In both cases mount fails the same way.  I turned up 
> debugging all the way for jffs2 and mtd but no messages were 
> printed to 
> /var/log/messages.  Guess I need to scour the jffs2 code and add some 
> more printks...

The latest CVS (05-Dec-2002) is working for me with kmalloc()
for c->blocks. 128MB Nand flash, 8MB Nor Flash and slram running
on battery-backed RAM all work. I have only tried copying some
files to them, no extensive testing, but they all mount OK. This
is with PPC 2.4.18.


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