Does ext2 based on MTD acceptable for Embedded Development?

Rupesh S rupeshs at
Mon Aug 30 16:56:11 EST 2004

Hi Wolfgang ,

>> 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.

Could you pls elaborate the choice of ex2 in the above scenario, instead of romfs. Was it to take advantage of the features that ext2 provides ?
Romfs should have had a better bootup time than ext2/jffs2/cramfs.

Rupesh S

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