Subject: Re: MTD devices in NetBSD
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/24/2006 12:56:41
On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 04:11:56PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> Standard filesystems are 'flash unfriendly' for a variety of reasons,
> including:
> 2) Repeated writes of metadata sectors.
> 4) inode atime/mtime updates

In fact, these were the motivation behind my work to delay timestamp
updates as far as possible.  I destroyed a couple of CF cards in my Z50
before that.