Stable storage of BIOS parameters...

ron minnich rminnich at
Thu Apr 17 16:05:01 CEST 2003

On 17 Apr 2003, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> But regardless the basic question is does putting a jffs2 filesystem on
> the flash start to sound like a good idea?  And doing things like
> hard coding filenames or something into the LinuxBIOS code that looks
> up information.

seems ok at first glance.

> I'm just playing with ideas at this point.  And the real question is
> how to put the information on the flash.  Not what should be the content
> of the individual files.  So S-expr is hopefully irrelevant to this bit
> of conversation.  I have yet to be convinced a self describing format
> does not have unfortunate size overheads.

Yes, but: isn't a file system in some sense an attempt to get a 
self-describing format?


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