oobavail issues

Thomas Gleixner tglx at linutronix.de
Fri Apr 1 03:23:34 EST 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 10:29 -0800, Matthew Reimer wrote:
> > I will fix this. But I still wonder why you hit this problem with JFFS2.
> > JFFS2 does not provide a filesystem buffer for oob data, so the memcpy
> > in nand_prepare_oobbuf is never invoked.
> IIRC it wasn't jffs2 but the MTD_WRITEECC() we were doing to write a kernel to 
> a partition, which we had to do in preparation for mounting jffs2. Sorry for 
> the confusion.

Ok. Fixed in CVS. Thanks for pointing this out.


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