On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 08:17:55PM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Marc Singer <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006-08-20 11:13]:
> > 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.
> Unlike dd, flashcp also erases the partition which might be helpful if
> the new file is smaller than the old one.
The mtdblock driver always erases . The mtd (character) driver
> Martin Michlmayr