[ECOS] JFFS2 eCos port updated.

Gary D. Thomas gary.thomas@mind.be
Tue Jan 28 13:24:00 GMT 2003

On Mon, 2003-01-27 at 21:17, Jonathan Larmour wrote:
> 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?

If you can, I'd appreciate it.  This will give us a place
to start - either more discussion or actual implementation.


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