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Re: (Eee PC and) SolidState Disk and filesystems options

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008 21:49:07 +0200
Adam Hamsik <> wrote:

> Journaling doesn't create to much writes but with journal you are  
> continuously
> rewriting small part of disk aka journal area.

Wear leveling circuitry will reassign those blocks to other areas on
the disk, when new file data is added to the filesystem.
This is a requirement for pretty much all consumer flash drives, since
people put fat32 on them and the FAT has a fixed block location on
the disk.


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