No surprise on memory

Chris Ball cjb at
Thu Dec 18 08:21:49 EST 2008


   >> Swapping to the soldered-in NAND chips is a very bad idea.  It
   >> will tend to wear them out rapidly.  Even if you use load-leveling
   >> software (e.g. swapping to a file in a jfffs2 filesystem), the
   >> problem is that

   > While I generally agree with you,
   > does seem to talk about the mtd driver having special handling for
   > swap.

And see this old mail from Mitch:

(Mitch doesn't mention how he feels about swapping in particular.
We could perhaps attempt to conduct some experiments.)

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at>

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