Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Dec 2010 23:04 UTC
Google "Google's new Nexus S smartphone is the first Android device to use the Ext4 filesystem. The company published a statement on the official Android developer blog earlier this month to discuss how adoption of Ext4 on Android will impact third-party application developers. In a follow-up post last week, Ext4 developer Ted T'so commented on the transition and offered some further clarification regarding concerns about fsync data loss issues, which he says pose minimal risk on Android due to the higher level of quality assurance testing."
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If you had read the article you would learn that originally they used YAFFS2 but switched to ext4 because YAFFS2 is single threaded.

There isn't any benefit to using a flash FS anyway as most new phones don't use nand directly anymore.

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