Trying to get 1Gb Samsung nand flash working

Thomas Gleixner tglx at
Fri Mar 4 14:06:28 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-04 at 18:49 +0000, extabe at wrote:
> The flash works well in U-boot enviroment with jffs2 but I can´t get it running i Linux.
> The chip i detected but then it reads badblocks on the entire chip.
> "Scanning device for bad blocks
> nand_read_oob: from = 0x00000000, len = 2
> Bad eraseblock 0 at 0x00000000"
> ..and so on.
>  I´ve used the same driver running a 64Mb nandflash with good result.
> Anyone else who used this chip?

I don't think its a chip problem. 

What's the exact chip type ?
Which kernel version ? 
Are you using MTD CVS code ?

Please tell me the CVS $Id string from drivers/mtd/nand/nand_bbt.c


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