[klibc] why mtd root device number is __makedev(0,254)

maximilian attems max at stro.at
Wed Mar 24 16:47:59 PDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 11:18:31PM +0100, Andrea Adami wrote:
> > this patch is so ugly and wrong that I wouldn't even call it a patch.
> > please rework.
> I know...I'll try to catch the developer
> Imagine the detection of two images (around 10mb each) in the 121MB
> nand takes 30secs! Probably because the device has just 64MB ram.

> > also where do you guys hide your tree against latest 1.5.17 ??
> Here the issue is klibc > 1.5.15 wont build with older 2.6.26 kernels
> (what we actually have for some arm machines. 2.6.3x is still too
> broken...

please kick your devs to fix 2.6.3x
embedded world needs to learn to fix mainline or it allways has
to pay a high price dragging issues :|
> > people seem to ask for btrfs. will sit down for that.
> > ext4 has a fix in my latest patch queue for hpa from ubuntu.
> >
> fwiw in OpenEmbedded we have own ext4 because of the initial buggy
> state of the thing. afaik patches were taken from Ubuntu.

spoke about fstype ext4 dection not ext4 patch itself ;)

thanks for your feedback and appreciate support.

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