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Re: Technique for field updates



On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 09:29:48AM -0400, Mark Richards wrote:
> Our Axis unit (we're starting with the 83) will be in several different
> environments.  Some will have the benefit of a persistent connection, but
> others will only connect via a dialup usb modem on a daily basis.  One of
> our concerns is the ability to update certain files without having to
> re-flash.  Of course, we can do so in the non-read-only spaces, but in
> readonly locations like /usr/html it seems impossible.
> 
> Is there a method available to perform field changes in production units to
> specified files without having to flash?

Try using jffs2 on the root partition. You could probably mount it 
read-only and remount it read-write whenever you need to update 
something.

/Jonas