dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon Jan 21 17:49:33 EST 2002
adam.wozniak at comdev.cc said:
> I'm beginning to fear that this is far from optimum. What is an
> optimum erase block size?
As small as possible. The free space required by JFFS2 is measured in
blocks. It could probably be reduced to 2 or 3 blocks from the current 5/6
but will always be a straight multiple of blocksize, I think.
> I could drop back and rewrite the MTD driver to address each chip
> seperately, but I'm concerned that would be both messy and tough on
By treating them as two pairs, you'll halve the write performance and also
halve the amount of wasted space. It's a tradeoff which you have to decide
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