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SubjectRe: pxa3xx_nand times out in 4.14 with JFFS2
On Sun, Dec 17, 2017 at 06:01:29PM -0300, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
> On 17 December 2017 at 16:00, Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 17, 2017 at 07:07:46PM +0100, Boris Brezillon wrote:
> >> > > This would guarantee that devices with factory bad blocks,
> >> > > (and no BBT), would be OK with this patch.
> >> >
> >> > I see. I'm fine with trying provided I have reasonably good assurance
> >> > that I won't have to go through the kwboot pain again :-/
> >>
> >> There's a easy test you can do without scrubing the NAND:
> >> 1/ comment the nand-on-flash-bbt property in your DT (this will trigger
> >> a full scan)
> >> 2/ from u-boot (before booting the kernel), erase a block that you know
> >> contains nothing important
> >> 3/ during the kernel scan, make sure this block is not reported as bad
> >
> > OK so I tried and never faced any error. Thus I also attempted to mark
> > a bad block in u-boot, it appeared in the bad blocks table, then I had
> > to scrub the whole table to get rid of it. Each time when I booted I
> > saw the message "Scanning device for bad blocks" but no error ever
> > happened. So I hope it's OK.
> >
>
> Nice. Thanks a lot Willy. I think this acks Boris' patch.

You're welcome, you and Boris fixed my problem very quickly allowing me
to continue to prepare my new router :-)

BTW, Boris please don't forget to mark your fix for -stable.

Thanks,
Willy

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