CVS tags?

Joakim Tjernlund joakim.tjernlund at
Mon Mar 25 10:37:17 EST 2002

> Jörn Engel wrote:
> <snip>
>  It
> > > looks like maybe "core_patch_applied" is a good one to go with.  Any
> > > thoughts?
> >
> <snip>
> > You should use it if you
> > - have more than one device that can be partitioned or
> > - want to get used to the new code from the beginning.
> As far as the MTD device goes I'm in a pretty good spot.  I put together
> a driver that takes two flashes, creates one device from them, and then
> partitions them the way I want.  Then I put jffs2 onto my one BIG flash
> partition.  And that's where I get problems.  It takes a very long time
> to mount the jffs2 partition and I'm looking for the latest jffs2 code
> to try to speed things up (I recall there was some talk about long mount
> times a little while back).
> So what I'm looking for is faster jffs2 code.  Also, does it matter if I
> grab stuff from the 2.5 branch if I'm using a 2.4 kernel?

You need the latest JFFS2 code to get faster mount time.
As far as I know, it works on 2.4 also. I haven't tried yet, I am on the
stable branch still, but I do run most of mount speedups and that reduced my
mount time from about 14 sec to about 4 sec(if my memory serves me right)


> Thanks,
> Andy

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