[ELDK] cramfs issue for hotplugged devices

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Sep 27 15:56:45 CEST 2010

Dear Batsayan Das,

In message <OFACAF4A93.614659B5-ON652577AB.00476762-652577AB.0049FB42 at tcs.com> you wrote:
> The above url says "in the root filesystem symbolic links are used to 
> point to their new locations" , my question is how a symbolic link to be 
> created when the source of the symbolic link is not present in the file 
> system

Just create it - the "ln" command does not care whether the target of
the link actually exists or not.

> How cramfs deal with hot plugged device entries in /dev directory? 

Exactly as mentioned above: we use symlinks to redirect accesses to
such files to a writable file system.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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