[Angstrom-devel] .tar.gz or jff2?
pmiscml at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 12:23:16 CEST 2007
Friday, July 20, 2007, 1:04:34 PM, you wrote:
> On 20/07/07, Juan Martín <nauj27 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Akita (SL-C1000) does not have microdrive. I have to install system
>> into internal flash drive unless I use altboot. Then I need to use
>> jffs filesystem.
> yes, but the spitz (3*00) install image is completely different from
> the akita (1000 image) because (I was told by an Angstrom person) the
> mtd driver is different, so why include the jffs image for spitz?
For *each* supported machine, Angstrom build process generate images
in few standard formats. Asking why Angstrom includes jffs2 images for
*spitz* makes as much sense as asking why Debian "includes" DVD for
your older box which doesn't even have DVD drive. The most logical
answer is that it does not.
So, users should always follow install instructions, and don't
worry about anything they don't know ;-). (And there's low threshold
to get to know all that though - just try to build your images and
think beyond the device you happen to have at this time on your
> I guess this is what I meant to ask in the first place, the bit about
> flash vs microdrive was more my thinking out loud.
Paul mailto:pmiscml at gmail.com
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