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Re: apex-1.4.5

Marc Singer wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 19, 2006 at 10:28:12PM -0700, Marc Singer wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 06:48:59AM +0930, Rod Whitby wrote:
>>> Hmm - that makes me wonder how a Linux userland tool will update skip
>>> regions in the FIS dir - I'm not sure that the FIS dir area is writeable
>>> from userland ...
>> Sure it is.  Look at /proc/partitions.
> And Martin pointed out the more salient point.  The skips should never
> need to be changed.  The data_length's do, which is a serious
> limitation in the RedBoot partition table design.

It looks like no current nslu2-linux tool, nor the linux MTD driver,
uses the data_length field.

-- Rod

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