[uClinux-dev] CRAMFS and mtime/ctime

Friedrich, Lars lars.friedrich at wago.com
Fri Aug 26 01:51:47 EDT 2005


> When this image is mounted as the root fs on my uClinux 
> system (latest kernel), all the mtimes are set to Jan 1 1970
> (although so is my system clock, so that might explain something).
> 
> Does anybody have the 25 words or less explanation on this?

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cramfs does not store times, therefore default is

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1970-01-01. The different times via loopback appear

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due to the inodes cached in memory.

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Best regards,

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Lars Friedrich



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