writing to jffs2 is so slow?

Xiaogeng (Shawn) Jin xjin at redswitch.com
Fri Sep 6 14:32:01 EDT 2002

>>>Maybe it's possible to do a format command that creates a disk that is
>>>empty and prevents the jffs2 code to reformat every block.
>>A format command? What command formats MTD devices (my flash is NOR)? 
> Try eraseall from the utils.
> With that, jffs2 just writes the erase markers to flash, 12 bytes per
> erase block.

Well, that's just what I did. Then making a first directory takes 2 minutes.

- Shawn.

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