Paul L. Snyder on 25 Mar 2008 18:44:52 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Using 'noatime' in fstab?

On Tue, 25 Mar 2008, JP Vossen wrote:

>  > 1. please please PLEASE don't use ext3 with CF, use ext2 or fat (and
>  > please don't use fat. it's useless). all that journaling can
>  > potentially kill your storage if you're using CF.


> FAT?  Yuck.  I'd use ext2 if it mattered.  I use FAT32 on some USB 
> drives that need to be portable, but otherwise... :-)

If you're not worrying about portability, you could use a log-structured
filesystem that's actually designed for flash media, such as JFFS2.

JFFS2 gets slow on larger devices, and the newer LogFS will probably
be angling for kernel inclusion soon.

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