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Re: Re: your mail



On Monday 17 March 2003 12:28, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-03-17 at 11:11, jimzeus@xxxxxxx.com wrote:
> > > In some parts of the world that's patented and may only be used on
> > > DiskOnChip hardware.
> > >
> > > Why on earth would you want to put FAT on NAND flash? Seems like a
> > > really bizarre idea to me. What's wrong with just putting a proper file
> > > system on it which is actually designed for flash?
> >
> > Because I want windows to identify the NAND Flash.
>
> You'll presumably have to write a driver for Windows _anyway_. And hence
> I'd be inclined to suggest that you might as well use YAFFS or JFFS2,
> and port it to Windows rather than implementing a 'translation layer'
> and porting that to Windows.

YAFFS is already ported to windows, at least to Windows CE, AFAIK

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Thomas
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