jamie at shareable.org
Thu Feb 21 03:45:08 EST 2008
> > Can I write a filesystem driver for a flash device that does not
> > require a block device ?
> AFAIK, for a flash file system you need a Block Device. But you can
> write a character driver to access the flash without a Block Device.
I think JFFS2 (flash file system) does not require a block device. If
you mount /dev/mtdblockN with JFFS2, it actually looks up the
corresponding MTD character device and uses that instead. The same is
probably true of the other dedicated flash filesystems.
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