RAM and ext2

Amadeus amadeus at iksw-muees.de
Sun Apr 8 12:17:10 CEST 2007


On Sonntag, 8. April 2007, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> Of course I'd like to see it fixed, too.
> If you want it fixed, then by all means, do fix it!

Right now, I am doing a "make" in the toolchain directory.... c++

> But I've already spent two long weekends on this bug with no result.

Whow. Can you explain what you have done and where you stopped?

I think hunting bugs in DSLINUX is hard work, and it may be good if we 
can do something about it!

> > d) the shell tab completion
> I severly doubt that. I've checked this code very intensly while
> trying to hunt the bug down. This is where it crashes in strcpy()
> alright, but as far as I can tell it crashes because it got a
> malformed string from somewhere else.

What else? uClibc?

> I don't see a problem here. FAT support will not be dropped,
> so everyone will be able to make their own choice about what
> filesystem to use. This is a good thing. I don't see a problem
> with adding a feature for power users, especially if it does not
> affect causual users in any way.

Hm. We have 2 builds with GBA ROM space as RAM now: the RAM build and 
the DLDI build (+Memory Expansion Pack). They are not compatible. If we 
add ext2, we have 4.

Can you think of a solution which does not increase the number of 

We're back to the times when men were men 
and wrote their own device drivers.

(Linus Torvalds)

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