[pkg-fso-maint] [Fwd: patch to install.sh (Debian at FreeRunner)]

Steffen Moeller steffen_moeller at gmx.de
Mon Feb 2 13:25:16 UTC 2009

Jens Seidel wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 11:28:41AM +0100, Joachim Breitner wrote:
>> another patch for the installer.
>> Maybe we should remove vfat-support altogether and just have people
>> install Qi or adjust their uboot environment?
> this reminds me that I also have a few remarks to the installer. It's not
> related to vfat but to ext3 support. I first intented to send a patch but
> I have no time for it, sorry.
> The script currently assumes that either FAT or ext2 is supported. The last
> (which was also the first) time I used it from Qtopia, it's kernel supported
> only ext3. This forced me to replace ext2 by ext3 a few times in the script.
> It's nothing complicated but it should be automated based on the current kernel
> and user space utilities.

The current script works with an ext3 partition. I had tried it ... by accident :)

The ext3 fs is only interpreted as ext2 by some magic, as shown at boot time. Is it just
the entry in the /etc/fstab? I have not checked.

Many greetings


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