Just Starting

Oleg Gusev oleg@crista.uni-wuppertal.de
Mon Feb 28 18:46:21 CET 2005

On Monday 28 February 2005 18:36, Tim Roberts wrote:
> I've been using a Jornada 680 for three or four years now as a
> note-taking device, and it has worked very well for me.  Type notes
> quietly in meetings, walk into the house, and print to my printer via
> wireless.  

Just for fun you can visit http://www.jlime.com

>  If I run Linux, does that just wipe out the running
> operating system -- the "program" part of the memory -- or does it also
> wipe out the part of memory dedicated to the file system?
Linux will take over the whole memory in the default setup and overwrite
all the wince stuff in RAM. The wince itself can't be destroyed because
it is in the real mask ROM.
> Specifically, once I am done with Linux, what do I have to do to run CE
> again?  Is a warm reset enough, so that the file system survives, or do
> I have to do a cold reset, and reload the file system from backup?

It depends on the kernel setup. In a worst case you need to take out 
both batteries, and then reload/reset the settings and data on the ramdisk
from your backup.


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