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FW: Technique for field updates

Thanks Jonas.  I'll take a look at what's involved in doing this.  I'd need
all the html stuff and /usr/sbin in this area.  If anyone has gone down this
road before, it would be very helpful to know how they did it.

Mark Richards

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonas Holmberg [mailto:jonas.holmberg@xxxxxxx.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 09:38
> To: Mark Richards
> Cc: 'Dev-etrax'
> Subject: 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