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Re: Major JFFS2 bug (?)

David Woodhouse wrote:

> Upon reading the checkfs source, I think I know what's happening here. I
> may have mislead you about write atomicity. We _normally_ write a whole
> page at once, so you will find that writes which don't cross page
> boundaries are atomic. _BUT_ when we're at the end of an erase block and
> there's insufficient free space to write the whole page, we still split the
> data up into two nodes - one filling up the erase block to the end, and the
> remainder of the data in the first node of a new block.
> Not a bug, AFAICT.

HeHe. I think we setteled this bug/feature thing long ago :)

I agreed that it's not a bug, but would be a _really_ nice feature to have in


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