UBIFS fails & crashes on SheevaPlug

Corentin Chary corentin.chary at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 17:28:01 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 10:08 PM, Adrian Hunter<adrian.hunter at nokia.com> wrote:
> erno at gulp.u--3.com wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I installed Debian on my SheevaPlug following instructions at
>> <http://www.cyrius.com/debian/kirkwood/sheevaplug/> and everything seemed to
>> work fine until...
>> I wanted to try UBIFS on the built-in flash and followed
>> the instructions for formatting the internal flash
>> at http://www.plugcomputer.org/plugwiki/index.php/Enabling_UBIFS
>> except I made an empty image (no -r parameter for mkfs.ubifs).
> Isn't the -r parameter mandatory.  For an empty image, use an empty
> directory for the -r parameter.

With recent version of mkfs.ubifs you can format directly an ubi volume without
-r parameter (mkfs.ubifs /dev/ubi0_0).

Can you give us the exact commands you used ?

Corentin Chary
http://xf.iksaif.net - http://uffs.org

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