408-mtd-redboot_partition_scan.patch 1.2 KB
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--- a/drivers/mtd/redboot.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/redboot.c
@@ -76,12 +76,18 @@ static int parse_redboot_partitions(stru
 	static char nullstring[] = "unallocated";
 #endif
 
+	buf = vmalloc(master->erasesize);
+	if (!buf)
+		return -ENOMEM;
+
+ restart:
 	if ( directory < 0 ) {
 		offset = master->size + directory * master->erasesize;
 		while (mtd_block_isbad(master, offset)) {
 			if (!offset) {
 			nogood:
 				printk(KERN_NOTICE "Failed to find a non-bad block to check for RedBoot partition table\n");
+				vfree(buf);
 				return -EIO;
 			}
 			offset -= master->erasesize;
@@ -94,10 +100,6 @@ static int parse_redboot_partitions(stru
 				goto nogood;
 		}
 	}
-	buf = vmalloc(master->erasesize);
-
-	if (!buf)
-		return -ENOMEM;
 
 	printk(KERN_NOTICE "Searching for RedBoot partition table in %s at offset 0x%lx\n",
 	       master->name, offset);
@@ -170,6 +172,11 @@ static int parse_redboot_partitions(stru
 	}
 	if (i == numslots) {
 		/* Didn't find it */
+		if (offset + master->erasesize < master->size) {
+			/* not at the end of the flash yet, maybe next block :) */
+			directory++;
+			goto restart;
+		}
 		printk(KERN_NOTICE "No RedBoot partition table detected in %s\n",
 		       master->name);
 		ret = 0;