[Debian] Benefits of Kernel on separate Partition

Sascha Wessel wessel at nefkom.net
Tue Oct 28 00:44:14 CET 2008

Hi Joachim,

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 11:41:33PM +0100, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> I have heard rumors that uboot will not read very large ext2/3
> partitions, therefore we create a small one in front. How large is your
> card?

I'm running debian on one 8GB ext2 partition since august without
problems... Ok, almost without problems. I had to reformat the card
and u-boot still reports "MMC/SD size: 3MiB" [1]. But this seems to
be a general sdhc problem.


[1] http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1815

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