Improve block allocation in file system to perform better on flash media

Registered by Per Förlin on 2011-05-30

Improve block allocation in file system with the respect to new flash media parameters such as erase block size, number of write units, etc.

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(Changes to be done in mkfs and ext4 code - ?)

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Work items:
Interpret results of https://blueprints.launchpad.net/linux-linaro/+spec/fs-block-alloction-investigation: TODO
Add work items for ext4: TODO
ext4: separate inode location from data location into separate erase blocks: TODO
ext4: Add mkfs support for moving the journal into the "FAT" location: TODO
ext4: model the changed file system using the new tool: TODO
Add work items for btrfs: TODO
Add work items for nilfs2: TODO
Add work items for logfs: TODO

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