JFFS - ready for submission into 2.[34]?

Alexander Larsson alex at cendio.se
Fri Jun 2 04:39:27 EDT 2000

On Fri, 2 Jun 2000, David Woodhouse wrote:

> alex at cendio.se said:
> > > We create our Linux (and even NT) workstations by just taking a dump
> > > of the filesystem after installation, and dd'ing that onto the target. That
> > > would work just as well for JFFS. 
> > That doesn't work well in a factory producing thousands of cameras a week.
> You don't have to create the image over and over again - it's no harder to 
> use 'dd' than it is to use 'mkfs', surely?

The mkfs.jffs just creates a file that you copy to the flash. It doesn't
work directly on the flash-memory.

/ Alex

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