Not logged in
Log in now
Create an account
Subscribe to LWN
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Future storage technologies and Linux
Posted Apr 8, 2011 1:30 UTC (Fri) by foom (subscriber, #14868)
Quick google search also finds:
"Samsung controllers with recent firmware take an entirely different approach. Without any interaction from the OS, the Samsung firmware is able to 'read' the drive data in the background. When the drive has been idle for a period of time, the firmware reads any NTFS volume bitmaps present and automatically frees up flash blocks not allocated by that partition."
Copyright © 2013, Eklektix, Inc.
Comments and public postings are copyrighted by their creators.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds