[sf-lug] olpc: green machine -aka XO
sverma at sfsu.edu
Mon Apr 14 23:33:31 PDT 2008
Alex Kleider wrote:
> --- Asheesh Laroia <asheesh at asheesh.org> wrote:
>> If you run "mount" in a terminal on the XO, you will see what it
>> mounts as
>> the root filesystem.
> Unable to do a *n?x highlight and copy manoever using the XO in order
> to give you the _exact_ output....
> in response to
> $ mount
> one of the out put lines is
> mtd0 on / type jffs2 (rw,noatime)
> mtd0 does NOT show up in the /dev directory.
> So the question becomes: what is mtd0?
MTD is a generic interface for flash type drives. See
http://www.linux-mtd.infradead.org/ jffs2 is a filesystem designed for
flash-type drives. jffs2 is a journaling file system for flash. See
> the equivalent response on a debian box yields /dev/hda1 instead of
> mtd0 so I would assume that mtd0 is the storage device.
Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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