[OpenWrt-Devel] OpenWRT mtd tooling vs mtd-utils

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 05:54:14 EDT 2018

On Fri, 18 May 2018 at 13:16, David Oberhollenzer <goliath at sigma-star.at> wrote:
> Thanks for the clarification!
> Just out of curiosity, is there a specific reason why OpenWRT uses its
> own formatting utility here instead of using the tools from mtd-utils?

It's probably because it includes some features that upstream
developers/maintaners would probably find too hacky.

In OpenWrt's mtd there is support for some magic deadc0de marker,
appending JFFS2 data, handling vendor specific formats like TRX and

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