[ECOS] JFFS2 eCos port updated.

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Tue Jan 28 04:22:00 GMT 2003


Gary D. Thomas wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-01-27 at 08:24, David Woodhouse wrote:
> 
>>The current JFFS2 code has been updated to work in eCos again, and the 
>>master CVS tree contains a script which can be used to make an EPK of it.
>>
>>The core JFFS2 code is now almost clear of Linuxisms, which mean all the 
>>Linux-like code in the eCos parts are now almost entirely inexcusable.
>>
>>While I'm happy to maintain the core parts and make sure they remain
>>portable enough to continue working in eCos, I'd quite like a volunteer to
>>maintain the eCos-specific bits of JFFS2 -- preferably starting with a 
>>rewrite :)

There's all that inode cache stuff still to get working too. Sigh.

>>It'd also be nice to see RedBoot commands added for mounting, reading and 
>>possibly also writing to JFFS2 partitions -- other bootloaders have been 
>>able to boot Linux kernels from a JFFS2 partition for some time now, and 
>>it's a shame RedBoot can't do it when all the actual code to do the JFFS2 
>>parts is there already.
>>
>>Any volunteers?
> 
> 
> Count me in :-)  I've been wanting to do this for a long time
> as well, so now's as good a time as ever.

Gary, do you still have the spec for this? Want me to try and dig it out?

Jifl
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