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> Jffs support into kernel?
Pyrates
post Jan 17 2004, 11:36 AM
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Hi there!

I want to have jffs2 support in my kernel in order to be able to customize my OZ Rom-Image. How do I get it? Now, I have a self-configured kernel, but the option for jffs2 is greyed out in xconfig and not appearing in menuconfig. I guess there's some sort of dependency that I have to enable something else in the kernel, but the docs aren't giving anything away... Btw, it's a 2.4.22 kernel, patched to 2.4.23-pre4.

I'd be really grateful for any hint, cheers
Philipp
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tumnus
post Jan 17 2004, 01:22 PM
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You need to enable Memory Technology Devices (MTD) support. It has it's own section on the main menu.
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lardman
post Jan 17 2004, 01:51 PM
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Are you sure you don't already have it. My Mandrake ROM came with it.

Try:
modprobe mtdblock
modprobe mtdram -o total_size=16384
modprobe jffs2
dd if=initrd.bin of=/dev/mtdblock/0
mount -t jffs2 /dev/mtdblock/0 mnt/initrd

Or something similar.


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post Jan 17 2004, 05:39 PM
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Nope, tumnus is right smile.gif My kernel is self-compiled, so the probability's very high that I missed something there.... thanks anyway, both of you smile.gif

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Philipp
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