[PATCH/RFC] MTD: Striping layer core
nico at cam.org
Fri Mar 31 12:22:50 EST 2006
On Fri, 31 Mar 2006, Artem B. Bityutskiy wrote:
> Jörn Engel wrote:
> > I believe the number of sane features is not very high. Right now,
> > jffs2 is de-facto the only thing to worry about. And last time I
> > checked (two weeks ago), there were not many different decisions based
> > on flash type.
> Whatever is the de-facto user, I orient to common principles. One of them is
> modularization. JFFS2 and MTD are a distinc and separate thngs. And having
> anything JFFS2-specific in MTD is insane in my humble oppinion, sorry. And
> this does not depend on what is de-facto.
You are right here. This is why MTD drivers should export _flash_
features rather than filesystem requirements. And it is up to
filesystem code to cope with the (lack of) certain flash features not
the other way around.
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