[PATCH] mtd: nand: add option to erase NAND blocks even if detected as bad.
mrugiero at gmail.com
Fri May 12 03:23:08 PDT 2017
2017-05-12 7:19 GMT-03:00 Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon at free-electrons.com>:
> On Fri, 12 May 2017 07:06:45 -0300
> Mario Rugiero <mrugiero at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2017-05-12 6:34 GMT-03:00 Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon at free-electrons.com>:
>> > 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.
>> Great. Could you act as a mentor without GSoC for now?
>> I think I might be able to help after finishing with the slides, they
>> seem clear enough, with proper guidance, and that'd help in my current
>> I think I've read some slides from a previous talk by you, before the
>> way to go was as clearly defined.
> Actually, most of the development is done already, but we need to
> intensively test the implementation and cleanup the code.
If you can describe the tests to me, I think I can have them running
in at least three devices during next week.
I can help with the cleanup, too.
> I also started to modify mtd-utils  to support the new format, but
> didn't have time to finish.
I'll try to help with that.
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