NAND pages cache?
dedekind at oktetlabs.ru
Mon Nov 15 04:43:43 EST 2004
Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 08:49 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
>>On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 11:49 +0300, Artem Bityuckiy wrote:
>>>So, the obvious idea how to avoid this is to introduce something like
>>>NAND pages cache. The cache will keep several NAND pages which were last
>>>I don not know is it good to do this only in JFFS2 or on the MTD NAND layer?
>>I thought we already did this in the MTD NAND layer, since we had to
>>read whole pages there to do ECC anyway. Thomas?
> We do caching only if a page is read partially. If we read a full page
> we read directly into the fs buffer.
> The partial reads happen when we read nodes. The full page reads happen
> when we read data. That's sufficient and captures most of the double
> reads on the same page.
Hmm, It seems I do not know something about MTD. I thought it *always*
pages in orger to always check ECC... I'll see this more close.
Ok, thanks for comment.
Best regards, Artem B. Bityuckiy
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