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Isn't this desire/expectation just a relic of having been exposed to poorly implemented/insecure file systems in the past? ie. DOS!
Do we really want to design this in?
Posted Apr 9, 2009 12:24 UTC (Thu) by prl (guest, #44893)
One of the problems with letting the device firmware handle this is just how effectively a deleted block has been deleted. If the OS has access to the raw hardware, then the user actually gets to control the precise level of undeleteability, which strikes me as being what we want.
Posted Apr 10, 2009 0:50 UTC (Fri) by aigarius (subscriber, #7329)
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