[Buildroot] Dataflash rootfs problems (still)

Jorge S. jorgesolla at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 18:59:12 UTC 2007


2007/10/24, Jorge S. <jorgesolla at gmail.com>:
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> 2007/10/24, Michael Trimarchi <trimarchimichael at yahoo.it>:
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> > Hi,
> >
> > >I've sucessfully built  several root filesystems  for my custom board
> > (AT91RM9200 + 8MiB DataFlash),  but  now  i'm >facing a  strange problem.
> >
> > >I'm using a JFFS2 filesystem on an MTD partition into the DataFlash, my
> > rootfs boots OK, but ONLY for the first time. >See steps:
> >
> > >1) Create a rootfs JFFS2 image using buildroot -> OK
> > >2) Erase entire flash partition: I boot from an initrd containing
> > mtd-tools for this purpouse. -> OK
> > >3) Dump the rootfs image "rootfs.jffs2 " into the Dataflash (i use
> > loadb from u-boot here...) -> OK
> > >4) Boot the system... -> OK
> > >5) Login and issue a simple reboot, no other commands...nothing
> > else.... -> OK
> >
> > >After the reboot at step "5" the system comes again, but now when is
> > press BACKSPACE it writes a space, and if i try >to add a user or change the
> > root password
> > >i always get a "/etc/passwd" not found.
> >
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> Is a problem of your busybox configuration :)
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> Can you point me to something concrete?
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> And, if busybox isn't properly configured, why is it working fine for the
> very first time?
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> I use the default busybox (1.6.0) on buildroot. Any *must-change* option?
>

I mean -> I use the default busibox CONFIG on build root. In fact, i use
busybox 1.70 and 1.6.0 config as
default on buildroot.

Is there anything wrong here?

Regards.
>
> Regards
> > Michael
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