[PATCH] Embedded bios FTL

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Thu Jun 16 06:28:37 EDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 11:15 +0200, Sean Young wrote:
> Indeed so. Besides, it would be more elegant if the file system driver
> passed this on to the block device, via an ioctl. Would such a thing
> stand up to scrutiny? As far as I can see, only the ftl block devices 
> would benefit.

I believe there's a command which can be given to CompactFlash devices
which does basically the same thing. I'd like to see it added to the
block device interface. Probably not an ioctl -- probably a bio command
like barriers instead.

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