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SubjectRe: Filesystem for block devices using flash storage?
On Mon, 13 October 2008 12:57:00 +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > On Sat, 11 October 2008 16:35:52 +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > >
> > > I don't think ext3 is safe w.r.t. whole eraseblocks disappearing. So
> > > if you write data 'nearby' root directory and power fails, bye bye
> > > filesystem, and journal will not help.
> >
> > No device I've ever seen is that stupid.
>
> I have adata SD flash cards that loose data even normal use, no power
> fails needed.

I don't doubt that. There is a lot of crap for sale. But your
description above does not match any crap I have ever encountered or
heard about. Nor would it explain why you "loose data even normal use,
no power fails needed." ;)

Jörn

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