garbage collect

Nicolas Pitre nico at
Wed Jun 28 15:33:31 EDT 2000

On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, David Woodhouse wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > 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.
> MTD devices are not even vaguely related to block devices, and don't go
> anywhere near the buffer cache.
> As with block devices, though, using both the whole device and subsets of
> it simultaneously can lead to confusion. Dont Do That Then.

I was thinking about the MTD block interface of course.  That's the only
method to use conventional filesystems with.


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