Interest in DOC and YAFFS? --> YAFFS bootloading
manningc2 at actrix.gen.nz
Mon Sep 23 23:58:00 EDT 2002
On Tue, 24 Sep 2002 15:44, Marc Singer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 12:03:45PM +1200, Charles Manning wrote:
> > Hi
> > I'm considering getting YAFFS working on DOC. I'm trying to gauge
> > interest to prioritise vs other things.
> > If you don't know what YAFFS is, it's a NAND-specific journalling
> > file system. Ask Google for more info.
> > Currently YAFFS works with raw NAND (using software ecc), though
> > some people have patched it to use hardware ecc, so I figure DOC
> > support should be relatively simple.
> Do you know how it boots? Does grub support it?
By "it" I assume you mean YAFFS.
Doing a yaffs-specific bootloader is pretty simple. We have discussed the
general approach on the YAFFS list before. At least two people have done
yaffs bootloaders. One of these might be rolled in with grub. Maybe someone
else on the yaffs list can answer that.
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