Booting from JFFS2

Bao C. Ha baoha at
Tue May 15 12:49:46 EDT 2001

Actually, using the JFFS2 as root will make our life simpler.
We will save on the Ram.

This is great suggestion!


-----Original Message-----
From: David Woodhouse [mailto:dwmw2 at]On Behalf Of David
Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 9:31 AM
To: Bao C. Ha
Cc: linux-mtd at
Subject: Re: Booting from JFFS2 

baoha at said:
>  I am looking for an easy way to update the kernel and the fs image.
> Ext2 will allow me to mount it, cp/rm the compressed files: linux.gz
> and initrd.gz, umount it and reboot. 

You shouldn't need an initrd - why can't the kernel use the JFFS2 as root 
filesystem? And you can put a kernel onto the flash partition directly, 
without having to use a filesystem.


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