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Monday, June 16, 2008

Anatomy of a Linux Flash File System

You've probably heard of Journaling Flash File System (JFFS) and Yet Another Flash File System (YAFFS), but do you know what it means to have a file system that assumes an underlying flash device? This article introduces you to flash file systems for Linux, and explores how they care for their underlying consumable devices through wear leveling.

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