Re: SmartMedia translation layer?

From: David Woodhouse (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 08:49:30 EST said:
> To do this, we need to have code which can take care of this
> re-mapping system. We're wondering if anyone out there has such code
> allready (perhaps even in use with Linux).

> If not, we're prepared to write our own management system... but if
> there is existing code out there we can leverage, it would be really
> nice.

We have a couple of translation layers for flash devices, which do a similar
kind of remapping to emulate a block device. I doubt they're the same, and
in some places they're patented and may only be used on certain hardware.

See drivers/mtd/nftl.c and drivers/mtd/ftl.c for more details.


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