INFTL report

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Mon Nov 10 02:54:04 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 17:24 -0800, Chris Ellec wrote:
> $ modprobe -a doc200 inftl mtdchar mtdblock
> $ modprobe -a  docprobe
> produced the attached /var/log/messages and also those lines that were 
> not in the log file;
> INFTL: corrupt block 7140 in chain 7140, chain length 0, erase mark 0x0?
> INFTL: formatting chain at block 7140
> INFTL: error while formatting block 7140
> repeated for a few more addresses.

Er, that could be because, as far as I can tell, our INFTL code doesn't
actually look at the Bad Block Table at all. I suspect those are bad
blocks and we should be ignoring them.

We _really_ need to look at handling the BBT properly on these devices.

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