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Subject: Re: ext2fs

Re: ext2fs

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 18:57:02 +0200

Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> I was wondering if there is a reason not to implement ext2fs on
> rockbox.

Turn it around instead. Is there a reason to implement ext2fs?

The archos.mod/ajbrec.ajz has to be on a fat partition, because that's all the ROM firmware understands. But even if we had a boot partition and a data partition, what would the gain be? ext2 is a _lot_ more complex than fat32, needing more and bigger code. What would the advantage be?

Received on 2003-04-26

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