Re: ext3 fs: no userspace writes == no disk writes ?

From: Padraig Brady (
Date: Fri Sep 20 2002 - 04:04:53 EST

Rob van Nieuwkerk wrote:
> Hi Alan,
>>On Fri, 2002-09-20 at 00:04, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>>There are frequently written areas of an ext3 filesystem - the
>>>journal, the superblock. Those would wear out pretty quickly.
>>CF is -supposed- to wear level.
> Yes I know.
> But I haven't been able to find any specs from any CF manufacturer
> about this mechanism, percentage of spare sectors or number of allowed
> write-cycles in general.

me either.

Why don't you just mount the fs ro ?


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