SD card flashing time

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Thu Sep 16 17:42:03 EDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 2:15 AM, James Cameron <quozl at> wrote:
> What is interesting about the filesystem result is that it takes longer
> despite writing far less data; 1.6 GB out of 4 GB.  And there was no
> ext3 journal involved during the write.

But probably a lot of fs updates.

>> That'd be more fair
> I wasn't trying to be fair, I was trying to win.

I like that.

I am still very curious about resize behaviour. Does resize2fs
zero-out the blocks?


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