Re: ext2 on flash memory

From: Jason Lunz
Date: Tue Jun 12 2007 - 17:36:36 EST

In gmane.linux.kernel, you wrote:
> I was wondering: is there any reason not to use ext2 on an USB
> pendrive? Really my question is not only about USB pendrives, but any
> device whose storage is flash based. Let's assume that the device has a
> good quality flash memory with wear leveling and the like...

Have a look at the UBI layer. It adds wear-levelling to MTD devices. Of
course, to use it on a regular blockdev like this you'll have to do
something like usb-storage (sd) -> block2mtd -> ubi -> jffs2. But it can
be done afaik.

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