State of UBI

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Mon Sep 11 09:21:35 EDT 2006

On 9/11/06, dedekind <dedekind at> wrote:
> >"A handful of bytes" ought to fit into the spare area, and not take real
> >data pages at all.
> It was actually a design decision not to use OOB area and make UBI
> flash-independent. OBB area size varies, tends to be ECC-only in
> new NANDs, not large enough for UBI VID header.

Yes, what Artem said.  It's more than a handful of bytes.  The EC
header and VID headers are both 64 bytes.


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