[uClinux-dev] Jffs2 space problem

Friedrich, Lars lars.friedrich at wago.com
Tue Aug 9 07:36:41 EDT 2005

> > Discard this paragraph. mount/jffs2 really won't omit an 
> > informational message for an erased partition. Anyway, the 
> > problem is then that you don't have a jffs2 image on the 
> > partition. That jffs2 refuses to write to a non-jffs2 
> > partition and is unable to determine the free size of 
> > something not existent is not a bug in my opinion (although 
> > personally I think allowing to mount a non-jffs2 partition is).
> I have generated a "jffs2" filesystem using the following command :
> 	mkfs.jffs2 -d jffs2 -o jffs2.img -l
> then I copyed to /dev/mtd5 with
> 	cp jffs2.img /dev/mtd5
> then I mounted it .... With the same space problem...

And did you check that you could see the files? Did you
specifically step into the /mnt directory, type ls and
check that the files reside there and that they are
different from your root fs?

Best regards,
Lars Friedrich

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