JFFS2: No space left on a blank mtd device?

Florian Schirmer jolt at tuxbox.org
Fri Feb 13 02:38:04 EST 2004


> Is it mandatory to make a 'blank' JFFS2 filesystem image even for a blank
> mtd device?

jffs2 will refuse to mount unless at least one jffs2 was found on the device. 
Thats the reason why you can't mount an empty device.

Just use eraseall -j <mtddevice>

It will create a dummy inode so you can mount the device.


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