[android] Re: Android open sourced

Petr Vanek vanous at penguin.cz
Wed Nov 5 11:49:37 CET 2008

On Wed, 05 Nov 2008 10:35:59 +0000
Alastair Johnson <alastair at truebox.co.uk>
(AJ) wrote:

>> Advice in OM community is to use ext2 on SD cards. Can Android cope
>> with this? Also, can it cope with only one partition?
>The /init.rc in the android image calls:
>	mount ext3 /dev/block/mmcblk0p2 /data nosuid nodev
>So you will need ext3 on that partition, or you will need to edit that 
>line in init.rc.
>The advice to use ext2 is based on deep seated but outdated fears
>about the limited write life of flash devices. I say this having used
>ext3 for rootfs on CF cards for several years with no ill effects.

how do you change/see this, can you ssh into android (i can only ping
it) or did you mount and alter the image before uploading?


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