DiskOnChip 2000 read only file system

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Thu Jan 30 05:50:13 EST 2003

purdue1996 at hotmail.com said:
>  During some testing of power loss scenarios, I lose the ability to
> use the  device. The kernel boots and after it cleans up from the
> unclean unmount, I  receive kernel messages indicating "Argh! No free
> blocks found!..."

We should be able to fix this.

> What level of confidence is there that the read only partition would
> be  protected from this problem. In other words, can the data located
> in the  Read only partition be trusted? 

The data on the read only partition cannot be trusted any more than the 
data in the read-write partition. It's all in one big pseudo-filesystem, 
the partitioning is purely cosmetic.


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