Handle eraseblocks containing the bad-block table in UBI
richard at sigma-star.at
Sat Jan 13 06:17:34 PST 2018
Am Samstag, 13. Januar 2018, 13:44:54 CET schrieb Bogdan Harjoc:
> On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:52 PM, Richard Weinberger
> <richard.weinberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Usually blocks containing the BBT are also marked as bad to avoid the
> > problem you're facing.
> > So, yes UBI should not see these PEBs because they should look like bad
> > blocks.
> > Is this a kernel with vendor hackery?
> It is, at least the nand probing code adds its own nand_bbt_descr
> structs. Since the issue goes away by adding an
> if (ec_hdr->magic == 'Bbt0' or '1bbT')
> in ubi_io_read_ec_hdr(), I will see where the bad-block status for the
> bbt PEBs gets lost.
UBI is the wrong layer to address this.
Please make sure that these blocks are handled in the NAND core.
BBT_BLOCK_RESERVED is the flag you need for them.
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