Access entire device with mtdblock0
ricard.wanderlof at axis.com
Wed Jan 14 06:25:33 EST 2009
On Wed, 14 Jan 2009, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 04:00, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
>> "Mike" == Mike Frysinger <writes:
>>>> Any recommendations on a simple way to create a partition using the
>>>> entirety of flash?
>> Why not just add a partition spanning the entire device in addition to
>> the other partitions?
> i was not aware partition tables allowed for overlaps. if that's
> true, then the answer is obvious and easy to implement in boards ...
Sure does. We've used it for quite a while, using /dev/mtd0 to refer to
the whole flash, with /dev/mtd1,2,3... referring to the individual
Ricard Wolf Wanderlöf ricardw(at)axis.com
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