[U-Boot-Users] NAND search for bad blocks on startup

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon May 8 11:50:55 CEST 2006

In message <200605061602.k46G2T6b030445 at xdr.com> you wrote:
> The newer NAND system seems to do a bad block search on startup.
> This takes several seconds when the NAND is big, like 256Mbytes.
> How about an #ifndef around this search, like CFG_NAND_NO_BAD_BLOCK_SEARCH
> so it can be turned off?

Do you think this is a good idea?

> Before I knew about the newer git version and was modifying 1.1.4 I had
> modified u-boot to support the micron NAND, but that work is irrelevant now.
> Maybe u-boot is ready for a major new release 1.1.5???

I would like to see some more of the pending  patches  merged  first.
But this takes more time...

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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