[maemo-users] How to access the flash rootfs?

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Wed Jan 16 18:39:31 EET 2008
On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 07:49:06PM +0100, Frantisek Dufka wrote:
> Jesper Cheetah wrote:
> > But would it be possible to create such an initfs in e.g. scratchbox?
> > And if so, how? I'm already trying to get familiar with scratchbox for
> > the purpose of cross compiling some of my favorite utilities.
> > 
> You don't need scratchbox, any linux distribution will do. Follow this 
> guide to unpack and recreate initfs  by Rodrigo Vivi 
> http://labs.vivi.eng.br/blog/?p=29

And here's where it breaks down:

  sudo modprobe mtdram total_size=65536 erase_size=256

64 megs is not large enough for the OS2008 image.  Anything larger
causes modprobe mtdram to fail ("allocation failed: out of vmalloc space
- use vmalloc=<size> to increase size.")

Marius Gedminas
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