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    Phoronix: F2FS Continues Getting More Fixes As It Rolls Out To More Devices

    The Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) continues being supported by more Android-powered mobile devices and with this uptick in user activity is resulting in more fixes and low-level improvements to the file-system...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...x-5.1-Features

  • #2
    Did Samsung abandon the plan to release a Windows driver for f2fs?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by shmerl View Post
      Did Samsung abandon the plan to release a Windows driver for f2fs?
      Did Samsung even have that plan to begin with? I've not found any decisive statement

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      • #4
        Originally posted by starshipeleven View Post
        Did Samsung even have that plan to begin with? I've not found any decisive statement
        They planned something like "universal filesystem for flash drives". In order for that to work, they would need to create drivers for all common OSes.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by shmerl View Post
          They planned something like "universal filesystem for flash drives". In order for that to work, they would need to create drivers for all common OSes.
          In business-speak, "universal" means mac & windows.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by WonkoTheSaneUK View Post

            In business-speak, "universal" means mac & windows.
            Yet they made it for Android (Linux) only.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by shmerl View Post
              Did Samsung abandon the plan to release a Windows driver for f2fs?
              No. It's still on the todo list: https://f2fs.wiki.kernel.org/development

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              • #8
                Originally posted by V10lator View Post
                No. It's still on the todo list: https://f2fs.wiki.kernel.org/development
                Thats a great link, found the backports repo for a older kernels, so I can import the long list of fixes.

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                • #9
                  Ah yes F2FS, the filesystem that openSUSE Tumbleweed discontinued with just 48 hour notice for comment, leaving a few users in the lurch. I wonder if they re-enabled it or not. Mm, nope:

                  # CONFIG_F2FS_FS is not set

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by xorbe View Post
                    Ah yes F2FS, the filesystem that openSUSE Tumbleweed discontinued with just 48 hour notice for comment, leaving a few users in the lurch. I wonder if they re-enabled it or not. Mm, nope:

                    # CONFIG_F2FS_FS is not set
                    fuse is your friend and for sure fast enough for the typical media

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