Re: [PATCH 3/3] mtdblock: Warn if the added for a NAND device
From: Ezequiel Garcia
Date: Tue Aug 17 2021 - 12:30:50 EST
On Fri, 6 Aug 2021 at 17:05, Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, 2021-08-01 at 23:45:09 UTC, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
> > There is a surprisingly large number of tutorials
> > that suggest using mtdblock to mount SquashFS filesystems
> > on flash devices, including NAND devices.
> > This approach is suboptimal than using UBI. If the flash device
> > is NAND, this is specially true, due to wear leveling, bit-flips and
> > badblocks. In this case UBI is strongly preferred, so be nice to users
> > and print a warning suggesting to consider UBI block, if mtdblock
> > is added for a NAND device.
> > Signed-off-by: Ezequiel Garcia <ezequiel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Applied to https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mtd/linux.git mtd/next, thanks.
Any chance you respin this one?
It appears somehow this made its way to the patch:
"Untracked files not listed" sorry about that -- could you remove it?
While there, you can fix the typo in the commit title:
"mtdblock: Warn if the added for a NAND device" -> "mtdblock: Warn if
added for a NAND device"
Thanks a lot,