failed write verify causes segmentation fault

Thomas Gleixner tglx at
Wed Mar 16 14:51:16 EST 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-16 at 15:08 +0300, Artem B. Bityuckiy wrote:
> This is only one possible reason. The other possible reason which I
> think is more likely has happened in your case is that JFFS2 tried to
> write to a non-empty NAND page, e.g., the page didn't contain all 0xFF.
> In this case write_verify() might fail as well. I don't know why JFFS2
> might do that, possibly there is some bug.

The question is not why the write verify fails. In his test environment
a page failure is expected to happen at some point. The question is why
JFFS2 did not cope with the problem as it is supposed to be.


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