[Gta04-owner] NAND with 3.7 kernel?

Radek Polak psonek2 at seznam.cz
Wed Mar 20 15:32:27 CET 2013


On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 11:31:14 PM John Ogness wrote:

> On 2013-03-19, Rico Rommel <rico at bierrommel.de> wrote:
> >> Anyone tried to enable jffs2 and to read/write the NAND flash written
> >> by the 2.6.32 kernel?
> 
> jffs2 is outdated. You really should be using ubi+ubifs.
> 
> > Btw, is it safe or possible to scrub nand in u-boot to clean bad
> > blocks?
> 
> Yes. If the blocks really are bad, they will be detected and marked bad
> again. The OOB-data in NAND is crap anyway, which is why ubi/ubifs
> doesn't use it.

I was using ubifs in qtmoko some time around 3.2 kernel and it did not work. I 
had a lot of errors and it booted only very rarely.

Regards

Radek
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