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Re: MTD and JFFS?



On Wed, 3 September 2003 19:32:58 -0700, John Praveen wrote:
> I have a very preliminary doubt. If I use a JFFS file
> system for my embedded system, is it mandatory to use
> the MTD utilities? I found in many places that this
> MTD utilities and JFFS are paired together. What is
> the exact link.

Jffs doesn't use a block device, but an mtd device.  The mtd
abstraction is much saner for flash.  The mtd utilities are not
absolutely necessary, but often make sense, the mtd device
infrastructure in the kernel is a must.

Jörn

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