zhao, forrest forrest.zhao at
Fri Dec 9 02:39:24 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 12:01 +0530, Nikhil wrote:
> Hi all,
> i just wanted to know if there is any utility to see how the JFFS2
> filesystem is written on the flash. Places where inode structures are
> stored when a new file is created or if a file has been modified where
> actually on the flash this part is written is a new inode created or the
> same inode is re-written to some another location along with the data
> node.
> i tried to view the flash layout using the "mtd-debug read" utility and i
> can view part of the data nodes but i am not able to view what exactly is
> written as the metadata of the file. Is there any way of getting the
> information of the metadata stored on the flash. 
> thanks in advance  

Not sure if jffs2dump can meet your requirement......
It can dump the meta data of each node on the flash.


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