[ECOS] JFFS2 Access and interrupts

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Thu Sep 14 12:56:00 GMT 2006

Gernot Zankl wrote:
> Gary Thomas wrote:
>> Gernot Zankl wrote:
>>> Hi all !
>>> Thanks for your answers.
>>> FYI I finally found the/our bug, causing the application to 
>>> corrupt the jffs2. We just used the wrong block size in
>>> the configuration of the underlying flash driver, causing to
>>> erase too much flash memory (and destroying still active inodes).
>> FAOD - it had *nothing* to do with interrupts during FLASH operations?
> At least not in "our" version of the flash driver (v1) which has been 
> provided and modified by Analogue&Micro, where all calls to the 
> critical functions are guarded by the HAL_DISABLE_INTERRUPTS and

Good, thanks.

> Btw. what does "FAOD" mean, "Fatty acid oxidation disorder" ?

For Avoidance Of Doubt (it's a common British saying which I also
had to have explained to me many years ago...)

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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