jffs2: too few erase blocks

Josh Boyer jwboyer at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 10:22:25 EDT 2007

On Thu, 25 Oct 2007 09:06:29 -0500
Duke <ezbonites at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> What's the deal with "too few erase blocks" message?
> Is one block too few for a jffs2 partition?
> My block size if 256K and I created a small jffs2 256K partition for
> read/writing.
> Is this really too small for jffs2? If so, is there anything I can do for this?

Yes, it's too small.  JFFS2 requires a certain percentage of blocks in
the partition to be reserved for it's usage.  At one point, it was 5

The only solution that I know of is to grow your partition to cope with
that limitation.


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