Treatise on Formatting FLASH Storage Devices

quozl at quozl at
Wed Feb 4 06:52:40 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 12:40:38AM -1000, Mitch Bradley wrote:
> Read it and weep.


Fixed a couple of typos in the last section.

Also, re:

"Conversely, if the layout is bad, every cluster write might "split" two
pages, forcing the FTL to perform four internal I/O operations instead
of one."

Is it therefore four times slower?

James Cameron    mailto:quozl at

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