On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 12:09:24PM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Marc Singer <email@example.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.