Initialising NAND OOB with Software ECC

Thomas Gleixner tglx at
Fri Feb 14 08:27:31 EST 2003

On Friday 14 February 2003 14:14, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 13:02, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > But then we should add two pointers, so you can hold two different
> > buffers from userspace.
> Ug. This rapidly becomes vile. How about adding a new device for the OOB
> data, using pread/pwrite on that.
True, but pread/pwrite does not support two pointers.

We can use one pointer, but then you have to copy things around in userspace.

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