FTLs for NANDSim

Jörn Engel joern at logfs.org
Mon Oct 22 12:00:03 EDT 2007

On Mon, 22 October 2007 10:33:08 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > 2. Do you have any implementations of FTL at Kernel level?
> Yes. We have the simplistic 'mtdblock' which doesn't really do any
> translation at all, we have 'FTL' which works only on NOR flash, and we
> have 'NFTL' and 'INFTL' for use on DiskOnChip devices. There is a helper
> layer which is designed to make it relatively easy for you to provide
> your own translation layer, without having to get too deeply involved in
> how Linux block device drivers work.

There are at least two more:

One of them appears to do the smartmedia format, the other something
very similar.


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