Subject: Re: CF mounted on wd0
To: Nino Dehne <>
From: Marcin Jessa <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 06/27/2005 16:51:59
On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 16:44:42 +0200
Nino Dehne <> wrote:

> Marcin Jessa wrote:
> > Yes, I want the rootfs not to be using memory of my devices and rather store all the configs on the CF.
> > The rootfs will be mounted ro on the CF and never change/get written to, except for system upgrades.
> > I will mount /tmp as a rw memory file system instead and create a couple of symlinks for applications that need write to the CF, like dhclient etc.
> > All the memory avaliable on the device can then be used to run the applications instead.
> > 
> > I've been running devices with md0 mounted / but that makes no sense having a robust rw device like CF.
> Why not get rid of of the MEMORY_* options entirely then? You're 
> basically asking how to revert to standard behaviour after changing to a 
> memory disk root, unless I completey misunderstand your issue?

Isn't MEMORY_DISK_ROOT_SIZE= needed to be able to load rootfs into kernel and decompress and mount it afterwards?