[Ilugc] Nor Flash maintaince in Linux 2.6
girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 19:35:03 IST 2006
On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 07:16:46PM +0530, Girish Venkatachalam wrote:
> You are asking about flash file systems and stuff.. or how to do it?
> It is taken care of automagically by file systems like JFFS2 or YFFS.
> google for them.
Oops, I meant YAFS....
> Most estimates on life getting over and all that are bogus.
> If you use the right file system it will last long enough.
> At least considering the failure rates of hard disk these days, I think it is mostly a non issue.
> Another thing. Please don't run swap on NOR flash.
> Use ramdisk...
Y wud u have a ramdisk on embedded systems?
Anyway I think I need sleep. :)
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