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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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