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SubjectRe: Designing Another File System
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On Maw, 2004-11-30 at 18:28, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 23:32:05 EST, John Richard Moser said:
> they punt on the issue of over-writing a sector that's been re-allocated by
> the hardware (apparently the chances of critical secret data being left in
> a reallocated block but still actually readable are "low enough" not to worry).

I guess they never consider CF cards which internally are log structured
and for whom such erase operations are very close to pointless.

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