Flash Statistics

Eugene Surovegin ebs at ebshome.net
Sat Apr 23 07:53:39 EST 2005

On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 05:19:17PM -0400, Jeff.Fellin at rflelect.com wrote:
> I am looking for information in the kernel or elsewhere about flash usage
> statistics. I'm interested in knowing how
> many times a sector has been erased and written to. This doesn't have to be
> for all time, since other tools
> can erase and write the flash (U-boot), but just what the activity during
> application processing. We use the
> flash to store configuration files that are changeable and would like to
> determine the expected lifetime
> of the chips at use sites.
> Any pointers to places where flash statistics are maintained or tools to
> collect these statistics is
> appreciated.

Flash datasheet must have this information.


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