seeking help on JFFS2

Jörn Engel joern at
Tue Nov 5 16:08:33 EST 2002

On Tue, 5 November 2002 14:56:56 -0500, Junping Zhang wrote:
>    I just tested 2.4.19 with shared-zlib patch, same behavior. I could use
> the JFFS2 system,
> but it will eventually crash after a while.
>    The flash chip is original from Motorola: 8M, 80 pin SIMM, SM73228. I
> used Christian's
> map file. Since JFFS works on it without any problem, should I safely assume
> the MTD layer
> is correct?

Ok, glancing at the spec, it said something about being compatible to
Am29F040 chips, which use the amd command set. And looking back at the
trace, we see
    Trace; c00df668 <cfi_intelext_read+b4/100>
This is strange.

Have you configured only CONFIG_MTD_CFI_AMDSTD, only


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