[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v2 0/2] kernel: add kmod-ubi and kmod-fs-ubifs
daniel at makrotopia.org
Thu Aug 25 04:53:34 EDT 2016
On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:40:56AM +0200, Zoltan HERPAI wrote:
> Daniel Golle wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:28:40PM +0200, Zoltan HERPAI wrote:
> > > Ralph Sennhauser wrote:
> > > > I use kmod-ubi for creating a block device from the squasfs using module
> > > > parameters as there is no busybox ubiblock applet yet. If ubi is made
> > > > available as module so obvioulsy should ubifs.
> > > >
> > > > This completes the addition of kmod-fs-squashfs in commit
> > > > 5163389b9c3b302a0d53df9a70294da5cbc08ada
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > V2: kmod-ubifs -> kmod-fs-ubifs in commit message
> > > Hi Ralph,
> > >
> > > With this configuration, these packages will try to get built on targets
> > > where UBI support is not available, and failing those builds due to the
> > > missing UBI config symbols. Can you try to make these packages depend on the
> > > ubifs feature ?
> > Well, I reckon on most if not all targets with 'ubifs' feature set, UBI and
> > UBIFS is built-in the kernel anyway...
> True - there still are a couple config variables need to be taken care of.
Are you planning to switch to initramfs and then load the ubi and ubifs
modules in order to get a persistent rootfs?!
Remember that otherwise, these modules are needed to be built-in to the
kernel in order to mount the rootfs during boot.
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