NANDblaster design notes for XO-1.5
Richard A. Smith
richard at laptop.org
Fri Nov 13 14:42:40 EST 2009
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Nandblaster_for_XO-1.5 records my current
> thoughts about NANDblaster for XO-1.5. Please comment.
>It would be nice if we could take advantage of the fact that the data in the
> .zd file is already compressed, but I'm not sure how to fit that into the
> FEC scheme without a lot of surgery. I suppose we could coalesce adjacent
> compressed blocks of data until we get 128K, then unblock later. That could
> get fairly complicated...
Is it possible to turn the .zd scheme into the same FEC scheme so that fs-update and nandblaster use the same source stream?
I know that adds a lot of additional overhead in the non-lossy channel case but even if it results in a slowdown in the fs-update case it might be a win over all.
Richard A. Smith <richard at laptop.org>
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