Booting from JFFS2
Bao C. Ha
baoha at sensoria.com
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!
From: David Woodhouse [mailto:dwmw2 at redhat.com]On Behalf Of David
Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 9:31 AM
To: Bao C. Ha
Cc: linux-mtd at lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: Booting from JFFS2
baoha at sensoria.com 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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