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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add quick erase format option
    On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 09:25 +0100, wrote:
    > From: Stefani Seibold <>
    > This patch add a quick format option which skips erasing of already erased
    > flash blocks. This is useful for first time production environments where
    > the flash arrived erased.
    > Signed-off-by: Stefani Seibold <>

    This scares me, given the lengths we had to go to in JFFS2 to cope with
    blocks which *look* like they're erased, but which actually start losing
    data as soon as you start writing to them because the erase didn't

    David Woodhouse Open Source Technology Centre Intel Corporation

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