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Re: Linux on CF-Cards

Le ven 23/01/2004 à 00:52, Bao C. Ha a écrit :
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:46:01PM +0100, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> Hi Wolfgang,
> > > CF is a great way to boot up the system.  Then, most of its content
> > > should be mounted as read-only on a ram-based root filesystem. The
> > > writable-part should be on the ramdisk, and should be updated to
> > 
> > Using a ramdisk is  simple,  but  far  from  optima.  In  almost  all
> > circumstances a tmpfs is a much better choice.
> I mean tmpfs when mentioning a ramdisk, not ramfs. Yes, tmpfs expands
> as needed depending in available RAM.  It is much better than ramfs.
Ramfs does this too. I think you meant ramdisks.
> > > Does Linux have union-mount yet, in 2.6.x?  It will make my life 
> > > less miserable in building embedded systems.
> > 
> > We're working on a FIST based fan-out  filesystem  which  will  allow
> > exactly what you are looking for.
> Thank you for the information. I will take a look at it. It will make
> updating the software/filesystem more robust on the embedded scale.
> Bao

Jérôme Warnier <jwarnier@beeznest.net>

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