NAND jffs2 partition problem

Gangadhar Kodishala gangadhark at
Tue Feb 26 07:24:52 EST 2008

Hi All,

My NAND jffs2 partition is of size 6MB and I use only 5MB of it for root
filesystem image.
I am trying to use the extra 1MB space for the user-specific data like the
version information.

My bootloader checks this version information for selecting the latest
version of root filesystem.

But when I boot with the JFFS2 file system mounted with this partition, the
extra 1 MB space is
written with 0xFF. So the next time when my bootloader checks for the
version information I get
all 0xff.

How do I make use of this extra space for storing my user-specific data ?


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