History: media_drv_blk_linux

This page describes all changes made to the media_drv_blk_linux package, Media Driver for Linux Block Devices, since its release.


1.6 (2020-09-14, 12:08):

  • Implemented getstatus() function using a device monitor thread.

1.5 (2019-03-29, 05:40):

  • Regular file can be used as media (loopback mode).
  • Removed low-level test of sector write.

1.4 (2017-06-13 9:00):

  • Low-level test of sector write can be enabled.


  • Mutex removed because concurrency is handled at higher levels.
  • Code beautified.


  • fsync() called after each write to disable write cache.
  • fseeko() used instead of fseek() to support SD cards bigger than 4GB.
  • 1.1:
    Initial release.