cannot access NAND STL partition

Ricard Wanderlof ricard.wanderlof at
Fri Feb 6 07:15:30 EST 2009

On Fri, 6 Feb 2009, Iram Shahzad wrote:

> I also guess that when writing in BML, it writes raw data, so when read
> from u-boot/Linux, the data is as expected; but when writing in STL,
> it does some kind of translation for wear leveling etc. So I thought if
> there is a similar kind of translation layer in Linux, then I can put it
> on top of the raw Linux onenand driver to get the expected result.

I'm in deep waters here, but yes, there is a Flash Translation Layer in 
Linux, but as far as I remember it's old code, not recommended anymore, 
and probably not compatible with your STL.

Then again, you may be lucky :-)

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