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Re: new F11-for-XO1 images available for testing



2009/7/29 rihoward1 gmail com <rihoward1 gmail com>:
> Any thoughts on moving from jffs to ubifs ?
> Seems like ubifs has really improved in stability recently.

I think we are ready to do this without too much hassle - but first
let's wait until someone has actually made and published a build and
offered some kind of loose commitment to doing this on a regular
basis.

At that point, the relevant links are:
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/UBIFS_on_XO
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/UBIFS_initial_experiments

I think the only remaining question from the earlier work was about
the readings given by df -- but upstream justified that behaviour, so
that is no longer an outstanding issue.

The work will then be to:
 - modify the build system to build partitioned images (we need jffs2
for /boot) -- I wonder if this will cause complications given the OLPC
versioned filesystem layout...
 - modify livecd-iso-to-xo to make a ubifs filesystem for the root,
and jffs2 for boot
 - teach dracut how to boot from UBI

Daniel


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