change in how ubiformat works

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind1 at
Fri Nov 26 11:03:28 EST 2010

On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 13:47 -0500, twebb wrote:
> I use a sequence as follows: " flash_erase - ubiformat - nanddump -
> verify " to confirm that a UBI image was properly stored in NAND
> flash.  I realize that flash_erase is not recommended because it
> destroys erase counters, but this is only done on virgin flash so
> should not be an issue.
> However, I recently upgraded the mtd-utils, and particularly ubiformat
> from 1.4 to 1.5, and now I see that what I read back (via nanddump)
> does not match the original UBI image.  Can anyone confirm whether
> ubiformat.c changes sometime between 1.4 and 1.5 would result in this
> behavior?  I have looked at ubiformat.c changes and am wondering if it
> has to do with image sequence number support.

Ok, just define your own sequence number. Use, say, --image-seq=100 both
with ubinize and ubiformat.

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Артём Битюцкий)

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