[PATCH] Add quick erase format option

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon Aug 9 04:37:18 EDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 09:25 +0100, stefani at seibold.net wrote:
> From: Stefani Seibold <stefani at seibold.net>
> This patch add a quick format option which skips erasing of already erased
> flash blocks. This is useful for first time production environments where
> the flash arrived erased.
> Signed-off-by: Stefani Seibold <stefani at seibold.net> 

This scares me, given the lengths we had to go to in JFFS2 to cope with
blocks which *look* like they're erased, but which actually start losing
data as soon as you start writing to them because the erase didn't

David Woodhouse                            Open Source Technology Centre
David.Woodhouse at intel.com                              Intel Corporation

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