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Re: garbage collect




nico@xxxxxxx.org said:
>  I was thinking about the MTD block interface of course.  That's the
> only method to use conventional filesystems with. 

The only time the mtdblock interface is useful is when the underlying 
memory device is RAM. AFAIK Linux doesn't allow you to register a block 
device with a blocksize as large as the erase blocks of most flash chips we 
use.

So it's not really likely to be used that often, and especially not with 
partitioning. JFFS only uses it to find a handle to the real MTD device, 
and I'm hoping to change that fairly shortly.

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dwmw2