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Re: JFFS2 images




p.boon@xxxxxxx.com said:
> What we would like is to be able to build file system binaries (that
> can be directly flashed) on a pc first and flash them to the device
> later. So we would need a PC tool that reads some cfg file (which
> holds info about mem map, partitions, etc.), some zip files and
> created from that a flashable image that can be put in flash and from
> which JFFS2 can read the files on the target. Am I making any
> sense...? This would greatly simplify our entire build process. My
> question is: are there already tools available that can do this? If
> not I have to make the tools myself and I hope to have enough info
> about JFFS2 to do that. 

There is a 'mkfs.jffs2' tool which builds a JFFS2 image which can be 
written directly to the flash on your target. If the JFFS2 partition is 
only using part of the flash, and you need to prepend a boot loader and 
kernel image, that's easy enough to do, surely?

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dwmw2



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