Re: [PATCH 00/44 take 2] [UBI] Unsorted Block Images

From: Artem Bityutskiy
Date: Tue Feb 20 2007 - 12:43:12 EST


On Tue, 2007-02-20 at 09:52 -0500, John Stoffel wrote:
> Can you define UBI in each and every file you create? This is a
> completely unique acronym and I'm sure a bunch of people will be going
> "wtf" when they read this, I know I was.

Do you mean adding something like "This is file is a part of the
Unsorted Block Images (UBI) subsystem" to the header of each file?

> Neat stuff! Too bad you don't have a more descriptive name for it,
> UBI just doesn't seem to have any connection to LVM for Flash plus
> wear leveling.

Well, this name was born inside IBM, the guys in CC and may comment on
this. Feel free to advice a better name, although renaming this is
something I really do not want to do.

And it indeed has no connection to LVM, I just used the analogy to
quickly provide the idea what is this about.

Best regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (ÐÐÑÑÑÐÐÐ ÐÑÑÑÐ)

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