[U-Boot-Users] DiskOnChip, filesystems, and other booting options

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Apr 29 23:06:47 CEST 2003

In message <hkqtav4smc76q8ureekpjol3rfslt3q6mj at 4ax.com> you wrote:
> OK, I've taken the patch, and it's not in the latest linuxppc_2_4 tree on
> which I'm working (when I began working, this was 2.4.20-pre7 I think its
>  now
> in -rc1).

This is what I expected :-(

> Surprisingly (or not...), my /dev/nftla partition now works! I formatted
> it
> under ext2 and it survived reboots without getting corrupted.


> Now I have another problem - when I write my working kernel on the doc at
> sector 0, and read it back, booting it fails with a CRC error, and 'cmp'
> fails.

How _exactly_ do you erase + format + write your DoC? Maybe  you  can
show a full log?

> when I look at the first 16-32 bytes before/after saving/loading the
> image on
> the DOC, it seems that the corruption is only at part of the image, and
> that
> its reproducible (retrying get the same corruption).

F'up to MTD?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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