Subject: Re: MTD devices in NetBSD
To: Garrett D'Amore <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/23/2006 09:42:25
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On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 09:12:27AM -0800, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> Jason Thorpe wrote:
> > On Mar 22, 2006, at 4:17 PM, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> I'm not saying we shouldn't have a block abstraction available. Indeed,
> I want to create one. But what I am saying is that a filesystem might
> do better if it can operate below that abstraction.
We can do this even within a block device.
Well-chosen calls to your strategy routine will work smothly, and you have=
an ioctl interface for things like erase and whatever other calls you=20
I guess a way to put it is to think of using one interface in two=20
different ways as opposed to an interface "below" another one.
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