Commit abfb0596 authored by Steven Shiau's avatar Steven Shiau Committed by Luca Boccassi

A workaround to make sure /dev/mtd0 can be created

A workaround to make sure /dev/mtd0 can be created when memdisk is used.
This is due to sometimes "modprobe phram" can not successfully create /dev/mtd0.
Have to try several times.
Ref: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gparted/issues/50#note_523831
     http://gparted-forum.surf4.info/viewtopic.php?pid=32784#p32784
parent 033a0045
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if [ $? -eq 0 ]
then
# We found a memdisk, set up phram
modprobe phram phram=memdisk,${MEMDISK}
modprobe phram phram=memdisk,${MEMDISK}
# Sometimes "modprobe phram" can not successfully create /dev/mtd0.
# Have to try several times.
max_try=20
while [ ! -c /dev/mtd0 -a "$max_try" -gt 0 ]; do
modprobe phram phram=memdisk,${MEMDISK}
sleep 0.2
if [ -c /dev/mtd0 ]; then
break
else
rmmod phram
fi
max_try=$((max_try - 1))
done
# Load mtdblock, the memdisk will be /dev/mtdblock0
modprobe mtdblock
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