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Old 07-22-2008, 07:48 PM   #1
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Flash device DTL algorithm in Linux

Does anyone know which Flash Translation Layer (FTL) algorithm is implemented in the Linux 2.6 kernel to manage USB Flash devices?

P.S: The DTL in the title should be FTL

Thank you.

Last edited by prog4linux; 07-22-2008 at 07:55 PM. Reason: Correction in title
Old 07-22-2008, 09:44 PM   #2
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All of 'em ;-):

FTL (Flash Translation Layer) support (FTL) [N/m/y/?] n
NFTL (NAND Flash Translation Layer) support (NFTL) [N/m/y/?] n
INFTL (Inverse NAND Flash Translation Layer) support (INFTL) [N/m/y/?] n
Resident Flash Disk (Flash Translation Layer) support (RFD_FTL) [N/m/y/?] (NEW) n
NAND SSFDC (SmartMedia) read only translation layer (SSFDC) [N/m/y/?] (NEW) n...
From Google:

Look here (in your kernel source) for more info:

Or look here (also in your kernel source tree):

'Hope that helps .. PSM

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