Nandwrite's behavior in case of write failure

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind at
Tue Jun 9 08:59:02 EDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-06-08 at 13:43 -0700, Jehan Bing wrote:
> Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> > Yes, write and erase failure mean that the erasblock is bad. But I think
> > marking a block as bad straight away is just dangerous. Who knows may be
> > this is a small glitch in a bus, or a software bug, or some-one
> > corrupted driver's memory, or whatever. This is why UBI is doing
> > eraseblock torturing before marking it as bad. And it is very careful
> > about error codes - only EIO code is considered as a reason to mark an
> > eraseblock as bad.
> Fixed broken behavior in case of write failure. More specifically:
> - Only try to mark a block bad if the errors are EIO. Other errors
> will abort the tool.
> - Also abort the tool if the marking fails instead of ignoring it.
> Signed-off-by: Jehan Bing <jehan at>

Looks good to me, pushed, thanks.

Best regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)

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