Re: [nslu2-linux] Re: Clearing the configuration area of the Slug's memory
- In message <fbjhe9+1noh@...>, dystopianrebel
>--- In email@example.com, "Phil Endecott"This should be impossible with Unslung6 because the ipkg command sym
>> You can access the raw flash via the /dev/mtd* files.
>> Care is needed to avoid shooting yourself in the foot.
>> Why do you want to clear this area?
>I was afraid that I had already shot myself in the foot. :o)
>I encountered a hardware incompatibility problem with the CompactFlash
>reader. (See my post about the GE reader.) The short of it is that the
>GE reader would not work as the boot drive (/dev/sda1) and I kept
>filling up the flash memory of the Slug with ipkg. I thought I may
>have done some harm.
link is deliberately missing from the flash firmware making the ipkg
command impossible to run.
The sym link /usr/bin/ipkg is created during unslinging, and is only
created on the disk copy of the directory tree.
>A related question: if one runs ipkg a few times and fills the Slug'sThey reside in /usr/lib/ipkg/lists
>flash memory, where do the ipkg files reside? In /dev/mtd* as well?