[OpenWrt-Devel] Factory reset implementation on x86 platform

John Crispin john at phrozen.org
Thu Sep 17 04:17:50 EDT 2015

On 17/09/2015 09:06, Tavish Naruka wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 11:30 AM, Chetan C R <chetancr123 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I wanted to implement factory reset functionality on x86 platform.
>> my rootfs is ext4
> Failsafe and factory rest would work only with squashfs+jffs2 afaik,
> in which case 'firstboot' just clears the jffs2 partition, which is
> mounted as an overlay on the squashfs filesystem(which is read only,
> failsafe mode uses only this).

you can use the block2mtd layer to create a squash+jffs2 overlay setup
even if you are running your installation on a block device. this will
then allow you to use features such as jffs2reset

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