[PATCH 0/3] Add support for UBI and UBIFS
kzak at redhat.com
Thu Sep 24 10:06:39 EDT 2009
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 01:11:53PM +0200, Corentin Chary wrote:
> Here is some patchs to add support for UBI and UBIFS in libblkid.
> UBIFS works on top of UBI volumes, there are 3 subsystems involved:
> * MTD subsystem, which provides uniform interface to access flash chips.
> MTD provides an notion of MTD devices (e.g., /dev/mtd0) which basically represents raw flash;
> * UBI subsystem, which is a wear-leveling and volume management system for flash devices;
> UBI works on top of MTD devices and provides a notion of UBI volumes (e.g.m /dev/ubi0_0);
> * UBIFS file system, which works on top of UBI volumes.
Please, "git pull" and test "mics-utils/blkid -p" against a real UBI
device. I did some minor changes to the code (it was necessary to
rebase your patches to the current HEAD).
Thanks for your patience :-)
Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com>
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