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Re: March 6 - Day 3: Balancing Performance, Safety & Resource Usage in an Embedded File System
eric.julien   3/6/2013 3:22:46 PM
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gaun: yes, since it means more writes to the device it will result in more wear, but with proper wear leveling this shouldn't be a problem (SD cards implement wear leveling).

Diagnostics, if they are run everytime a card is inserted would mean that you'd have to wait several minutes each time, so I wouldn't run them everytime, if at all. With a journaled FAT, you wouldn't have to run diagnostics at all since it wouldn't be possible to corrupt the FAT metadata (which is what diagnostic tools check).



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