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Re: Buffer cache in JFFS



On Mon, 16 Jul 2001, Ashok M Padmanaban wrote:
> Iam lookong into the concept of making the writes to the flash device (
> using JFFS2) minimum
> by using buffer cache.

The writes need to be exactly sequential and the flash is not a block
device, so you can't use the buffer cache but you can queue them
internally in the filesystem if you don't care about 
application-synchronous behaviour - I think JFFS2 already does that for
non O_SYNC files (?)

/BW


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