[PATCH v2] mtd: nand: omap: fix BCHx ecc.correct to return detected bit-flips in erased-page
computersforpeace at gmail.com
Tue May 20 16:42:49 PDT 2014
On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 04:43:35AM +0000, Pekon Gupta wrote:
> This fix is really important to be marked as stable, as some users of OMAP
> platforms have spawning out from 3.10 and 3.12 kernel to go for production.
> And quite a few of them might be using NAND for their booting purpose,
> so without this patch any bit-flip on their erased-pages will not be detected.
Well, I don't think it's actually as dire as you say. The erased-page
bitflips won't be flagged as -EUCLEAN, but they will be "corrected." I
expect that this should be fine mostly.
But anyway, tagged for -stable and re-queued to l2-mtd.git.
In the future, I may be less likely to do this kind of rebasing. Note
that there is still a procedure for getting fixes to -stable after their
- Send the patch, after verifying that it follows the above rules, to
stable at vger.kernel.org. You must note the upstream commit ID in the
changelog of your submission, as well as the kernel version you wish
it to be applied to.
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