[maemo-users] [maemo-users] mounting ext2

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Fri Aug 11 14:52:16 EEST 2006
On Wed, 2006-08-02 at 21:30, ext maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org wrote:
> Hello 
> I formated a small rs-mmc with ext2 filesystem. I believe that it is much more 
> reliable than vfat which seems to be  a standard filesystem for mmc (even on 
> an linux powered device  -- very strange ;-).
> After loading the kernel module as root:
> insmod /mnt/initfs/lib/modules/2.6.16-omap1/ext2.ko
> and mounting the mmc manually:
> mount /dev/mmcblk0 /media/mmc1
> it worked well. However I noticed that the n770 seems to expect vfat formated 
> mmc since it did not show the ext2 formated mmc in the build in filemanager 
> and complained about a corrupt mmc. 
> Question is: How can I convince n770 to also accept ext2 formated mmc as well 
> as vfat including support for swap file? There must be a tweak, eh?

You might try editing the command line in /usr/sbin/mmc-mount file. It
currently assumes that the memory card is VFAT-formatted.

BR, Kimmo

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