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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/7] UBI checkpointing support
    On Wed, 07 Mar 2012 22:19:00 +0100 Richard Weinberger <> wrote:
    > >> All these operations scan a limited number of erase blocks which makes
    > >> the UBI init O(1) and independent of the device size.
    > >
    > > Well, is it really true? The larger is the flash the more you read and
    > > process anyway, and it is still linear, but the multiplier becomes very
    > > small, so this is a huge improvement.
    > Yes. :)
    > Using checkpointing UBI only has to scan a fixed (independent of the
    > flash size!) number of blocks.

    But doesn't the CP data (sorry, UBIUBI data :) need to have one
    'struct ubi_cp_ec' descriptor for each used/free PEB, and as such the
    maximum number of 'ubi_cp_ec' descriptors is total device PEBs, meaning
    CP data is still linearly scaled to device size (with a very small


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