JFFS1/MTD bug-fixes

Aleksander Sanochkin asanochkin at Lnxw.COM
Tue Dec 4 11:36:51 EST 2001


> Hi!
> > > We have also added a possibility for run-time partitioning of an
> > > MTD device, and use this usage_counter to prevent deleting of a
> > > partition while it is being used by some process.
> >
> > In that context, I agree that it makes sense. Have you seen Jörn
> > rewrite of the partitioning code, which I was intending to look at
> > in 2.5? It would be useful to make that does what you require before
> > merge it.
> http://wh.fh-wedel.de/~joern/software/kernel/
> http://wh.fh-wedel.de/~joern/software/kernel/mtd.patch.core.2.4.15
> Not having seen any code, I fear that your patch won't easily merge
> with mine. But I would like to have a look - it might get rid of some
> dear old problems, commonly known as reboot. :)

Yes, it won't be easy to merge. Though it won't be harder than to merge
your patch with the current MTD code.

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