How to stop mtd char device generating ECC on writes?

Jon Povey Jon.Povey at
Wed Aug 11 05:46:06 EDT 2010

Matthieu CASTET wrote:
> Jon Povey a écrit :
>> - Does MTD support what I'm trying to do from userland?
> yes write in raw mode + MEMWRITEOOB. But you will need 2 number of
> program.

Thanks Matthieu.

Sod's law, I actually found the answer a few minutes after sending the email..
Realised I hadn't tried "--noecc --raw" combination of switches. Works great.

Sorry for noise, hopefuly some archive reader can learn from my mistake.

Jon Povey
jon.povey at

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