UBIFS was Re: Compressed file system for SD?

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Mon Oct 13 02:02:16 CEST 2008

nickd wrote:
> I haven't sorry. Coincidentaly, the new kernel which was released the 
> other day (.27) includes a new filesystem designed for flash drives - 
> UBIFS [1]. I wonder if this could be relevant to this project. It looks 
> like it has full write-back support, meaning it doesn't need to write to 
> the SD card all the time, although I guess we don't have that much 
> memory to play with.

ubifs wont work on sd cards, which are not true flash devices.
but it is relevant and could replace jffs2.

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, Qt Software, Nokia Pty Ltd

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