Understanding jffs2 warning message

Artem B. Bityuckiy dedekind at yandex.ru
Tue Jul 19 09:06:06 EDT 2005

Jean-Philippe Francois wrote:
> I am doing some test on a JFFS2 file system.
> It is installed on a Macronix Flash 29LV320, with top boot block.
> The part are cfi probed, and it works (almost) fine.
> I am doing some tar/untar loop [1]. Every six or seven loop, I have a
> serie of 8 warning messages :
> Node totlen on flash (0xffffffff) != totlen in node ref (0x00001040)
> Node totlen on flash (0xffffffff) != totlen in node ref (0x00001044)
You don't do unclean reboots? If not, this is wierd. This means that the 
node on flash is somehow got corrupted.

Best Regards,
Artem B. Bityuckiy,
St.-Petersburg, Russia.

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