Subject: Re: MTD devices in NetBSD
To: marty fouts <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/23/2006 17:36:51
On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 02:22:48PM -0800, marty fouts wrote:
> > This can have bad effects, e.g. for some flash systems which need to
> > store data like bootloaders at a specific offset in flash.
> On NAND, you can't have a bootloader like that.  As a minimum, the
> bootloader needs to be able to deal with bad block management.

Not true.  (See my earlier reply about this.)