garbage collect

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Fri Jul 14 07:05:34 EDT 2000

alan at said:
> > MTD devices are not even vaguely related to block devices, and don't
> > go anywhere near the buffer cache.

> The interesting question is should they. Withouth them going via the
> block layer you wont be able to mirror them or potentially run a
> loopback fs over them soon 

I had a chat with sct about this. For mirroring the answer is definitely 
"Do it in the VFS". 

Loopback I still maintain should be done via nbd.


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