Importing uClinux-dist-20070130

Malcolm malcolm.parsons at
Sun Feb 4 19:13:26 CET 2007

On 2/4/07, Stefan Sperling <stsp at> wrote:

> > a patched squashfs depends on this (the unpatched one would use gzip)
> >
> > "Squashfs is a highly compressed read-only filesystem for Linux."
> > I think it could replace the romfs, it would be slower but would free
> > some internal RAM (when C++ is fixed)
> Yeah, might be useful some day -> keep

Most of the romfs is the busybox binary. This RAM is not wasted as
busybox is run with XIP.

If you're worried about the size of the romfs then an ext2 root
filesystem on CF/SD is possible.

Malcolm Parsons

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