FFS2 and MTDs (flash)

David Woodhouse David.Woodhouse at mvhi.com
Mon Jul 5 15:47:58 EDT 1999

jgg at ualberta.ca said:
>  It is not a huge deal, but if you are accessing the same memory again
> and again to do lookups like FFS2 does then a caching in system ram
> does speed things, and you get it for free ;>

I was thinking that the CPU L1/L2 cache will have much the same effect, but 
I suppose on the type of systems we're talking about, there's not going to be 
a usefully large CPU cache. Shame; it seemed like quite a nice idea. 

It'd be nice to retain the option of doing it for those systems where it makes
sense - and I think the way you're doing it should allow that. So we can look 
into it later if we want to.

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