garbage collect

Nicolas Pitre nico at
Wed Jun 28 14:20:53 EDT 2000

On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, David Woodhouse wrote:

> jgg at said:
> >  Well, we don't have any partitioning ability in the MTD stuff yet.
> Not difficult to add, at least the simple and ugly way.
> For each 'partition' define a new MTD device, for which all the methods 
> simply add an offset and pass control to the method for the 'original' MTD 
> device.
> Ugly, but simple and effective.

However it will byte you if you use the master device and partitioned
devices at the same time.  You'll end up with coherency problems in the
buffer cache.


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