Rod Whitby wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 11:22:16 -0500, Ray <ryjewski@...> wrote:
>>How do I change the cron table permanently using flashfs? I couldn't
>>seem to find any doc on how to do this and I'm a noob.
> Unslung 2.x's "flashfs" script (which gets renamed to "resling" in
> Unslung 3.x) is used as follows:
> 1/ You call "flashfs save" to save any files in /unslung into a
> .tar.gz file which is stored on the data (not conf) partition of
> either an attached disk on Disk2 (usually a small FAT flash key which
> you keep all your settings on), or an attached disk on Disk1 (they are
> checked in that order).
> 2/ If you want it to save more files than just those in /unslung, then
> you add the full pathnames of the files (or directories) that you want
> to save into /unslung/.files, one per line. The flashfs script will
> then add those files or directories to the .tar.gz file as well.
> 3/ When you want to reload your modified files, call "flashfs load".
> It just searches for the flashfs.tar.gz file on the topmost directory
> of the data partitions, and then just untars it.
> 4/ The suggested usage for Unslung 2.x is to put a call to "flashfs
> load" in your /unslung/rc.local diversion script. Then your modified
> files get reloaded on every boot.
> So if you want to save your modified /etc/crontab file, just add it's
> name to /unslung/.files, and then call "flashfs save".
> -- Rod
> [ Moderator Note: All static information is slowly moving to the Wiki at http://www.nslu2-linux.org ]
Thanks for the great reply. Is this information posted anywhere on the
unslung site and I just missed it? If not could this be made into a
"HowTo Recipe"? This is great stuff for noobs.