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Re: Network boot




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "_VJ_" <amdpal@xxxxxxx.com>
To: <dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com>
Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 9:49 AM
Subject: Network boot


> Hi,
> 
> I'm a newbie who is looking into the operations of ETRAX 100 LX 
> MCM developer board.The doubt I got is as following.
> I made all the images in my local machine and what I tried to do 
> was network booting.For that I pressed S8 switch(network boot 
> switch) while resetting and I run ktest.I had a directory abc in 
> the folder etc.After I did network booting and then I reset my 
> board(this time the board booted from FLASH..not network),my old 
> directory in etc is missing even my all the entries also.
> 
> As I read the docs I understood that once u reset and boot from 
> FLASH I should get back all the settings.Moreover ktest does only 
> writing to RAM.Am I missing some basic concept of working or 
> arch.If so pls correct me and if not why I'm facing this probs.
> 
> Thnx
> 
> -VJ

If the JFFSID in the flash and the JIMAGEID for the default 
JFFS image differs when booting, the new image will be flashed.
Perhaps that's what happened to you?

Did you see anything about "Upgrading file system" or similar when 
you booted with ktest?

/Johan