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Old 06-28-2011, 08:30 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by giorgio130 View Post
rootfs is an ext2 filesystem, maybe you can't see it because windows doesn't recognize it? just a guess though... try under an ubuntu livecd...
Indeed I could see and access it under Ubuntu:
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Originally Posted by yifanlu View Post
... You need an ext2 compatible OS to see the filesystem exported by Alt+E.
Silly me, I thought that ALT+E Export meant dumping the file system somewhere (such as when using dd) when it instead just makes it visible to the ext3 compatible OS.

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Originally Posted by yifanlu View Post
... Pressing "U" will only update the kernel if it finds it in the .bin package.
Ahh, good to know. I just hope that using "U" in the future will give me write access to the vfat file system (partition 4) so I can copy my .bin file on it.

Thanks to you both.
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