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Re: Flash file size error?



HI Jonas
Thanks a lot for your prompt reply.

I really havent understood JFFS.
5*64kB  would be 320kB total Flash storage space.
But Etrax 100LX is supposed to have 2MB Flash storage space.
So where is the rest of the Storage space?
 




On Monday 15 April 2002 13:40, Jonas Holmberg wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-04-15 at 07:51, abhijeet mhatre wrote:
> > I am using the Etrax-100LX board for my embedded development.
> > Etrax-100LX board has 2MB flash space. But when I am able to see only
> > 192KB Is my flash broken or is it something else.
>
> Only 5 * 64kB blocks are used for the JFFS-partition. JFFS allocates 2 *
> 64kB for internal use. So you can use 3 * 64kB (192kB). If you want more
> you can repartition (edit ptablespec and run "make images").
>
> > Secondly, Is the any way for (properly?) shutting down the etrax
> > computer. Something like "Shutdown -h now". Currently I shut it down by
> > turning off the power supply. Is that the proper way ?
>
> The "proper" way is to run "init 0" for halt and "init 6" for reboot.
>
> Best regards
> /Jonas


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