Jffs2 write Error
tharbaugh at lnxi.com
Mon Nov 17 09:35:32 EST 2003
On Sat, 2003-11-15 at 19:44, Phil Wilshire wrote:
> I have found my original problem.
> routine in
> was being given values for datum wider than the 16 bits
> we are allowed to write to the device.
> The readback being limited to 16 bits, of course , failed to match
> The data was being given to do_write_oneword by gc.c
Why is gc.c passing values that aren't appropriate?
> Here is the error output
> Last is 66, datum is 8000066 addr 3028c
> Write of 49 bytes at 0x00030264 failed. returned -5, retlen 40
> jffs2_write_dirent in garbage_collect_dirent failed: -5
> As you can see 8000066 is impossible to write to a 16 bit device.
> I put an extra check on the word size in do_write_oneword and the error just went away.
What check did you put in? What do you mean by "the error just went
away?" That sounds like a Heisenbug (race) more than a real solution.
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