[rescue] $35 50gig drives

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue May 10 16:53:19 CDT 2005

On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 09:51:05PM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
> Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net> wrote:
> [...]
> > In the context of this discussion that is correct. However, it is
> > possible to create systems where writing new data doesn't always
> > mean having to erase something. People have created logging file
> > systems specifically meant for extending flash life, but I don't see
> > anyone retrofitting those file systems onto legacy unix systems.
> If by "legacy Unix systems", you mean Linux, there is of course JFFS.
> I doubt it'd be that hard to port to BSD if anybody cared enough.

By legacy, I was meaning things like Irix, SunOS, Xenix, Sinix, etc.

I'm aware of JFFS, although JFFS2 is better and also available for
Linux.  Never seen a port to BSD.  Might be an interesting project.  I
have used JFFS2 in the context of eCos.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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