Flash memory and the LogFS filesystem

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Flash is now an everyday part of the Linux environment. The new LogFS filesystem will help you contend with the problems of flash memory.

Flash memory was once reserved for embedded applications. Over the course of the past few years, however, prices have fallen drastically for flash in the form of USB sticks, as well as the memory cards used in cameras, PDAs, cellphones, solid state drives, and MP3 players. Users increasingly need to access flash memory devices with ordinary Linux systems, and the Linux community is responding with better tools for addressing the challenges of flash.

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