you're not going to believe this.

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue Jun 23 17:23:35 UTC 2009

>> whatever.
> Not so. See
> Most flash devices sold as harddisks have hardware that emulates a
> traditional harddisk, representing it as a (P/S)ATA block device. Unless
> you can bypass this, there is no need for a special filesystem.

yes this is exactly a problem. it emulates hard disk, which lowers 
performance much. for example wear leveling and emulation small 
blocks requires moving of data within flash, this lowers both performance 
and lifetime.

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