[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 1/2] include/image.mk: Introduce option to wrap kernel into JFFS2

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Mon Nov 2 14:49:56 EST 2015

On 2015-11-02 20:33, Benjamin Berg wrote:
> Some devices like the NBG6616 and NBG6617 expect the kernel to be
> in a JFFS2 partition. This macro allows wrapping the kernel so that
> a normal squashfs+jffs partition can be used for the rest of the
> firmware.
Does that board run u-boot? If it does, you may want to use the padjffs2
utility to force it to stop scanning after the end of the filesystem image.

In case the boot loader scans the whole filesystem, this will also
prevent it from parsing data from OpenWrt's jffs2 overlay.

- Felix
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