[ECOS] JFFS2 eCos port updated.

Peter Vandenabeele peter.vandenabeele@mind.be
Tue Jan 28 13:28:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 06:21:07AM -0700, Gary D. Thomas wrote:
> 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.

Will we also look at NAND flash support ?

Peter

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