[meta-freescale] mkfs application takes a long time

Fabio Estevam festevam at gmail.com
Fri Dec 13 17:43:28 PST 2013

On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 10:02 PM, Niklas Molin <niklas.p.molin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm running a linux-imx (kernel 3.10) on a Sabre SD board.
> I compiled e2fsprogs package on my ARM and installed it. So far everything
> is well.
> After that I tried to format the 8GB flash (mkfs.ext3) and it takes around
> 3-4 hours to do this, which seems to be way too long.
> Has anyone tried this on the Sabre SD board?
> Does anyone have a clue why it takes so long time to format the flash?

Dong has sent a patch series to fix this issue:


Fabio Estevam

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