boot to MTD-partitioned NAND from DOS w/loadlin?

Sergei Sharonov sergei.sharonov at
Wed Jun 22 16:12:16 EDT 2005

> It is technically possible to use pretty much any file system, 

Could you please explain how can "any" file system be used on top of mtd/nand?
As far as I understand at the very minimum the bad blocks would prevent that.
I believe there are no translation layers available for bare nand, only for

> but for 
> writable filesystems you will quickly get into trouble without the wear 
> levelling  of jffs2/yaffs.

What about all these digital cameras running FAT on memory cards? Is any 
wear leveling happening in this case? (And yes, I know, it is better to 
have it).


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