Re: [uCsimm] uCsimm filesystem R/W ?

From: Zach Shelby (
Date: Mon Nov 27 2000 - 11:02:02 EST

>From my experience the uClinux flash is a read only flash. You can
only use the /var which is a ram disk during operation. Otherwise yes,
you must install a new kernal image. We also use an NFS share on /usr
which makes trying new programs much easier.


Monday, November 27, 2000, 3:32:21 PM, you scribbled:
NJ> Hi
NJ> I am a newbie using uCsimm board and uClinux.
NJ> My question is very simple, I just want to change the file "rc" in "/etc"
NJ> but the filesystem is readonly ?
NJ> I used "mount -o remount,rw /dev/root / " and the filesystem is now
NJ> writeable.
NJ> But when I edit the file with vi, the file is ending up as a zero byte file
NJ> and still I can not
NJ> cp rc xx. What am I doing wrong ? I don't want to recompile the kernel and
NJ> make a new image.

NJ> Med venlig hilsen/with best regards

NJ> John Nørgaard

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