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nand_scan_bbt: [NAND Interface] scan, find, read and maybe create bad block table(s)

NAME

nand_scan_bbt - [NAND Interface] scan, find, read and maybe create bad block table(s)

SYNOPSIS

int nand_scan_bbt(struct mtd_info mtd, struct nand_bbt_descr bd);

ARGUMENTS

mtd

MTD device structure

bd

descriptor for the good/bad block search pattern

DESCRIPTION

The function checks, if a bad block table(s) is/are already available. If not it scans the device for manufacturer marked good / bad blocks and writes the bad block table(s) to the selected place.

The bad block table memory is allocated here. It must be freed by calling the nand_free_bbt function.

AUTHOR

Thomas Gleixner <tglx [at] linutronix.de>

Author.

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