[PATCH] mtd: nand: add option to erase NAND blocks even if detected as bad.

Boris Brezillon boris.brezillon at free-electrons.com
Fri May 12 02:34:14 PDT 2017

On Fri, 12 May 2017 06:26:14 -0300
Mario Rugiero <mrugiero at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2017-05-12 6:19 GMT-03:00 Richard Weinberger <richard at nod.at>:
> > Am 12.05.2017 um 11:15 schrieb Mario Rugiero:  
> >> I'll read it carefully later. Is there any rough time estimate for it
> >> to hit mainline?
> >> I'm not expecting a date, but rather something in the lines of
> >> "several weeks, several months, several years".
> >> I think we can do with several months, and we'd be happy to start
> >> local experiments with that timeframe in mind.
> >> Several years might be more than the devices will live, though.  
> >
> > Since there is currently no funding it might take much longer.  
> GSoC sounds like a viable workaround.
> It'd hahve to wait for next year, though.
> I think I'm elligible, so if I still have access to these boards and
> Boris can mentor me, we could get funding to speed up the development.
> I'd be happy to donate it to have another developer, as I'm already
> kinda being paid for this.
> What do you think of that?

Yep, that's a possibility.

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