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Re: JFFS vs. JFFS2




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bernhard Roessmann" <roessmann@xxxxxxx.net>
To: "Axis jffs2" <jffs-dev@xxxxxxx.com>
Sent: den 8 september 2003 19:09
Subject: JFFS vs. JFFS2


> Hi,
> 
> I have some questions reagarding JFFS2 and Axis Etrax100LX/MCM:
> 
> 1) What are the advantages/disadvantages of JFFS2 compared to JFFS?
> Am I right if I think, that, in general, it is better to use JFFS2 than
> JFFS (on Etrax100LX/MCM)?

That depends on how much flash you have - if you only have 2MB of flash
you probably have to stick with JFFS due to the minimum number of
5 eraseblocks in current JFFS2.


> 2) How I can use JFFS2 on Etrax100LX/MCM:
>   - enable JFFS in kernel config
JFFS2 - that is.

>   - maybe editing some makefile/configfile to create
>     JFFS2 images instead of default JFFS images?
Edit the ptablespec file and change jffs to jffs2.
and do 'make files images'

>   - what else to do?

I believe that's it.

> 
> Any help would be very appreciated.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> -- 
> Bernhard Roessmann
> Don't Fear The Penguins!

Best regards
/Johan



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