[RFC][PATCH 1/7] MTD: UBI: Add checkpoint on-chip layout

Richard Weinberger rw at linutronix.de
Wed Mar 7 16:02:44 EST 2012

Am 07.03.2012 17:09, schrieb Artem Bityutskiy:
> On Tue, 2012-02-14 at 21:06 +0100, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>> Specify the on-chip checkpoint layout.
>> The checkpoint consists of two major parts.
>> A super block (identified via UBI_CP_SB_VOLUME_ID) and
>> zero or more data blocks (identified via UBI_CP_DATA_VOLUME_ID).
>> Data blocks are only used if whole checkpoint information does not fit
>> into the super block.
> And superblock is also a more or less standard name used by file-system.
> I easily imagine difficulties and confusion when discussing UBIFS and
> UBI and mixing UBI and UBIFS supersblocks up. IMHO, anything unique is
> much better, even if it does not make much sense. E.g., "boss block" or
> "pomo block" (pomo = boss in Finnish).
> Would you consider picking a different name as well please?

Will do.


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