mtd support for large NAND
manningc2 at actrix.gen.nz
Tue Oct 16 15:47:46 EDT 2007
On Tuesday 16 October 2007 23:47:27 Jörn Engel wrote:
> On Fri, 12 October 2007 16:36:09 +0800, falls huang wrote:
> > How can I simulate a large nandflash(>4G) in linux PC ? I want to
> > take a look at it, but I don't have any develop-board that has 4G
> Something like this would work:
> $ truncate 5GiB foo
> $ qemu -s -no-kqemu -hda rootfs -hdb foo -kernel arch/i386/boot/bzImage \
> -append "ro root=/dev/hda block2mtd.block2mtd=/dev/hdb"
> Instead of truncate you can also use dd:
> $ dd if=/dev/zero of=foo bs=1 seek=5368709119
Plus modifying mtd to handle partitions greater than the u32 size limit.
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