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Re: JFFS2 number of reserved blocks for GC?



On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, David Woodhouse wrote:

>
>
> vmalik@xxxxxxx.com said:
> > A "df" of a JFFS2 fs shows that the number of blocks reserved for GC
> > to be 8!
>
> > Is that the minimum needed by design or in there "just to be safe for
> > now" and will come down to a more optimum level?
>
> Odd. It should be five, I believe. And yes, it's a very pessimistic setting
> to make sure we've got everything else sane before we get involved in
> trying to optimise it.

Can't someone find a mathematician to make a formal proof of how
much space is needed by the GC once and for all?

/Finn


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