will auto-formatting span physical flash chips?

Thomas Gleixner tglx at linutronix.de
Fri Mar 18 17:08:29 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-18 at 16:54 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   can the second physical chip still be left as all unformatted xFF's?
> so that it will be auto-formatted on mount?  apparently, it costs
> money to format each chip and, since they're delivered with all xFF's,
> it would be nice to leave the second chip that way and save the $$.
>   can this be done?

JFFS2 does the formatting of the second chip on the first mount.


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