Benjamin Lewis ben.lewis at benl.co.uk
Sat Apr 19 10:00:46 CEST 2008

On Friday 18 April 2008 09:11:30 pm Ewan Meadows wrote:
> >  >  I guess we could make DLDI-EXT2 avaliable for those who want it,
> >  >  and also keep the regular DLDI build.
> >  >
> >  >  And make initramfs standard on all builds.
> I've found this document is pretty interesting as regards to using
> initramfs: linux-2.6.x/Documentation/early-userspace/README
> > I'll have a look at the upstream uClinux branch, there's e2fsprogs in
> > there,
> I've had to include some stuff in uClibc to get e2fsprogs to compile
> (sbrk), but at least e2fsck seems to work.  I'm not quite sure how I
> can check the root filesystem on boot as e2fsck lives in /usr/bin and
> it's not wise to repair a mounted filesystem.  The obvious solution is
> to put e2fsck into initramfs, I suppose

Mount Readonly, check, re-mount read-write. e2fsck wont moan if / is mounted 


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