[patch/rfc 2.6.29 1/2] MTD: driver model updates

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind at infradead.org
Wed Apr 1 04:28:12 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 10:25 +0200, Ricard Wanderlof wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Apr 2009, David Brownell wrote:
> > Erasing an MTD partition may require an ioctl forever.  :)
> Well, I can imagine that one actually being accomplished with a simple 
> write to a sysfs file ... but we might not want to make it that simple.

Of course we are talking only about _informational_ interfaces, when
MTD provides various information - size, name, type, etc.
Of course erasing, marking blocks bad, etc should be implemented
as ioctl.

Best regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)

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