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SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH 0/5] add execute in place support
On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 16:29 +0200, Carsten Otte wrote:
> . This is also useful on embedded systems where the block device is
> located on a flash chip.

On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 17:33 +0200, Carsten Otte wrote:
> Indeed that seems reasonable. There is no exact reason to have
> this built into a kernel on a platform that does not have a bdev
> for this.

The sanest way to use flash chips is not to pretend that they're a block
device at all; rather to use a file system directly on top of them.

But although you _talk_ about block devices, your code does look like it
should be usable even by flash file systems. I'll try to come up with a
test case using it on flash.


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