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Re: apex-1.4.5

On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 12:09:24PM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Marc Singer <elf@buici.com> [2006-08-19 22:31]:
> > > Sure it is.  Look at /proc/partitions.
> > 
> > And Martin pointed out the more salient point.  The skips should never
> > need to be changed.  The data_length's do, which is a serious
> > limitation in the RedBoot partition table design.
> Does flashcp from mtd-tools update data_length?  (And maybe more
> importantly, does it overwrite the skip information?)

I took a look at the source.

It looks like flashcp only writes to the partition.  I'm not really
sure what the value add of flashcp is.  It looks like a simple
open/read/write sort of application.  Seems like dd would do the same
thing except that this has a progress report option.

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