Disk-On-Chip 2000 and Linux

David Woodhouse David.Woodhouse at mvhi.com
Mon Jul 5 16:12:02 EDT 1999

jgg at deltatee.com said:
>  I was unclear :> The physical device is just an ordinary AMD flash
> chip with a paginging mechanism. They are using a filesystem on it
> called TrueFFS (which sounds to me like a take off on FTL). The
> CardTrick bios seems to provide int 13 services using this TrueFFS to
> fake a hard drive. 

Yep. Sounds a lot like M-Systems' old devices, except they used Intel flash. 
I'd be very surprised if this TrueFFS was different to the TrueFFS which I 
had working before with David Hinds' FTL code.

I'll take a look at combining your drivers with the existing MTD stuff, which 
has FTL support - then I'll send it back to you for testing - do you currently 
have TrueFFS on any of these devices?

Can you send me a dump of one of these 'TrueFFS' filesystems? 

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