[PATCH 10/15] MTD: nand: make reads using MTD_OOB_RAW affect only ECC validation
maximlevitsky at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 16:34:26 EST 2010
On Mon, 2010-02-22 at 22:29 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Feb 2010, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-02-22 at 22:20 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > On Mon, 22 Feb 2010, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> > >
> > > > This changes the behavier of MTD_OOB_RAW. It used to read both OOB and data
> > > > to the data buffer, however you would still need to specify the dummy oob buffer.
> > > >
> > > > This is only used in one place, but makes it hard to read data+oob without ECC
> > > > test, thus I removed that behavier, and fixed the user.
> > > >
> > > > Now MTD_OOB_RAW behaves just like MTD_OOB_PLACE, but doesn't do ECC validation
> > >
> > > Is this tested against existing user space tools like nanddump ? Can I
> > > still get the raw data from flash ?
> > Thats the point.
> > Userspace doesn't/can't use that mode.
> > It is not exposed through mtdchar.
> > Userspace reads the page, and then reads the oob.
> > It does use MTD_OOB_RAW, but without data buffer, and this path I don't
> > change.
> > The only user of this, is the nand itself, when it reads bad block
> > table.
> > I confess that I didn't run test that I ported this code correctly.
> > But I did logically verified many times that the new code works just
> > like old one.
> Well, then it's about time to run the tests :)
Can this be done with nandsim?
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