Binary Nandwrite/read to Flash
matthieu.castet at parrot.com
Thu Mar 13 10:27:57 EDT 2008
Ricard Wanderlof wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Manuel Sahm wrote:
>> is it possible to write directly to nandflash, or to store a file in
>> nand flash ?
> Yes, use the mtdtools applications nandwrite and nanddump in order to skip
> bad blocks during read and write. You'll need the pad option to nandwrite
> in order to fill out to an even multiple of the page size.
> If you're writing a file, it really is raw byte by byte, with no
> indication of file size, access times etc, so to the extent you need that
> info you'll have to store it explicitly.
And if bits flip appear you've got a problem : you need to rewrite the file.
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