how to access nand flash from user space

Max Stirling vicky.irobot at
Sat Feb 2 13:05:29 EST 2008

Max Stirling wrote:
> vishalk wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have been trying to access nand flash from user space.
>> I am using the functions 'mtd_write' and 'mtd_read' in mtdchar.c .
How do you use mtd_read and mtd_write functions when they are static? 
Are you meaning to say from your user application you open the 
/dev/mtdchar and do a read and write?
>> when I include the mtd.h file, I get compilation errors pertaining to 
>> the
>> mtd.h file. can someone please tell me how to access these functions 
>> from user space.
> Hmm...could you paste the error log please. That might be of some help 
> to help you.
>> Thanks,
>> VK 
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