size of ebs enabled image much bigger than original

Peter Menzebach pm-mtd at
Tue Oct 4 11:46:21 EDT 2005

Artem B. Bityutskiy wrote:
> Peter Menzebach wrote:
>> The image before sumtool has a size of about 3.7Mb. After sumtool it 
>> has 5,9 Mb
>> Is this "normal"?
> It is perfectly normal if the image becomes larger, but 60% looks too 
> much...
> May be this is the result of small eraseblocks?

You are right. With 64K erasesize it gives about 3,7Mb -> 4.0Mb


Peter Menzebach
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