fastmap support in ubinize?

Tanya Brokhman tlinder at
Tue Feb 24 23:29:53 PST 2015

On 2/19/2015 4:05 PM, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 9:57 AM, Ricard Wanderlof
> <ricard.wanderlof at> wrote:
>> Was flashmap support ever added to ubinize ? I can't see any reference to
>> it in the code, unless it is implicit somehow.
> No.
> I hope Tanya is allowed to share her code soon such that I can review it.

in the middle of getting legal approval. hoping it will be resolved soon.

> Adding fastmap to ubinize is not trivial as you can run into problems
> when your flash has bad blocks.
> i.e, If fastmap refers to PEB XY but PEB XY is bad. Then the flasher
> would have to be a) UBI aware and b) had to fixup the fastmap on-fly.

Tanya Brokhman
Qualcomm Israel, on behalf of Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
The Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a member of the Code Aurora Forum,
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