Subject: Re: MTD devices in NetBSD
To: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
From: Garrett D'Amore <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/23/2006 10:27:23
Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 06:06:20PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
>> 	Presumably that could be handled by having the layer
>> 	underneath the filesystem test if a write only sets bits
>> 	in an existing block, and if so just go ahead and 'overwrite'
>> 	that block.
> Which is still going to be a performance loss.

Right.  And other implications.  See my last message for more info.

Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
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