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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] mtd: spinand: wait for erase completion before writing bad block maker
Hi Mikhail,

Mikhail Kshevetskiy <mikhail.kshevetskiy@oktetlabs.ru> wrote on Tue, 10
Mar 2020 23:32:23 +0300:

> SPI flash will discard any write operation while it is busy with block
> erasing. As result bad block marker will not be writed to a flash.
> To fix it just wait for completion of erase operation.
>
> The erasing code is almost the same as in spinand_erase(). The only
> difference is: we ignore ERASE_FAILED status.
>
> This patch also improve error handling a bit.
>
> Signed-off-by: Mikhail Kshevetskiy <mikhail.kshevetskiy@oktetlabs.ru>

Thanks a lot for sharing this!

Actually Frieder sent a fix for that I already added to nand/next,
please have a look at:
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-mtd/20200218100432.32433-1-frieder.schrempf@kontron.de/

If you think I'm missing something else, please tell me!

> ---
> drivers/mtd/nand/spi/core.c | 10 +++++++++-
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/nand/spi/core.c b/drivers/mtd/nand/spi/core.c
> index 89f6beefb01c..bb4eac400b0f 100644
> --- a/drivers/mtd/nand/spi/core.c
> +++ b/drivers/mtd/nand/spi/core.c
> @@ -610,6 +610,7 @@ static int spinand_markbad(struct nand_device *nand, const struct nand_pos *pos)
> .oobbuf.out = spinand->oobbuf,
> };
> int ret;
> + u8 status;
>
> /* Erase block before marking it bad. */
> ret = spinand_select_target(spinand, pos->target);
> @@ -620,7 +621,14 @@ static int spinand_markbad(struct nand_device *nand, const struct nand_pos *pos)
> if (ret)
> return ret;
>
> - spinand_erase_op(spinand, pos);
> + ret = spinand_erase_op(spinand, pos);
> + if (ret)
> + return ret;
> +
> + /* ignore status as erase may fail for bad blocks */
> + spinand_wait(spinand, &status);
> + if (ret)
> + return ret;
>
> memset(spinand->oobbuf, 0, 2);
> return spinand_write_page(spinand, &req);

Thanks,
Miquèl

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