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Old 01-25-2005, 03:37 AM   #1
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Writing to an read-only embedded linux system!!

I'm a newbie to embedded linux. I managed to compile and boot uClinux onto my custom processor board. But the system is read-only and I can't create a file of my own. I don't want to write to flash, but just write some script file temporarily. I remember reading something about writing to ram by mounting it somehow. Can anybody help me??
Old 01-26-2005, 04:20 PM   #2
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Well, yes, it's hard to write on a read only filesystem ;-))

You are probably looking for a ramdisk, like described here:

Maybe there is also a "Ramdisk on embedded systems" howto somewhere out there.



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