Re: Looking for a simple write-only file system

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 2003-06-20 10:43:06

On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 10:41:18PM -0500, David Wood wrote:
> Is ISO9660 too bloated?  It seems to me that what you're setting up is media
> that's intended to be written once and read many times (WORM)

Yes, I meant write-once, not write-only.  I think that any sector-oriented
file system is bloated for this use, as the Am29F032B can be read and
programmed one byte at a time.  Only erasing is either 64 kilobytes or
4 megabytes at a time.

It'd make more sense to use a standard file system for removable media.  But
the flash ROM can only be accessed when the cartridge is inserted into a


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