Does ext2 based on MTD acceptable for Embedded Development?

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Sat Aug 28 00:24:47 EST 2004

In message <412F2398.313.E2BE91 at localhost> you wrote:
> > We do, and it works perfect. You just want to make sure to  mount  it
> > read-only.
> Is there an advantage to use ext2 instead of cramfs for read only fs?

Boot time, as you don't need to uncompress the stuff.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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