[ECOS] Re: jffs2 questions

John Dallaway john@dallaway.org.uk
Wed Jul 15 10:22:00 GMT 2009

Hi Stano

Stanislav Meduna wrote:

> I am trying to use a JFFS2 filesystem in a serial dataflash
> device. I encountered the jffs2_open hanging mysteriously,
> so I started to investigate.

Are you aware that the version of JFFS2 ported to eCos has issues with
DataFlash? Ref:


Patches are welcome. A complete re-import of JFFS2 for eCos would be
even more welcome.

>      Leave this off till it's been implemented. And don't
>      implement it till icache locking has been made thread-safe.

It looks like the CDL description string is obsolete. According to the
ChangeLog, garbage collection thread support was added 2004-11-14.

John Dallaway

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