path: root/fs/cramfs/Kconfig
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diff --git a/fs/cramfs/Kconfig b/fs/cramfs/Kconfig
index 11b29d491b7c..ef86b06bc064 100644
--- a/fs/cramfs/Kconfig
+++ b/fs/cramfs/Kconfig
@@ -1,6 +1,5 @@
config CRAMFS
tristate "Compressed ROM file system support (cramfs) (OBSOLETE)"
- depends on BLOCK
Saying Y here includes support for CramFs (Compressed ROM File
@@ -20,3 +19,32 @@ config CRAMFS
in terms of performance and features.
If unsure, say N.
+ bool "Support CramFs image over a regular block device" if EXPERT
+ depends on CRAMFS && BLOCK
+ default y
+ help
+ This option allows the CramFs driver to load data from a regular
+ block device such a disk partition or a ramdisk.
+config CRAMFS_MTD
+ bool "Support CramFs image directly mapped in physical memory"
+ depends on CRAMFS && MTD
+ default y if !CRAMFS_BLOCKDEV
+ help
+ This option allows the CramFs driver to load data directly from
+ a linear adressed memory range (usually non volatile memory
+ like flash) instead of going through the block device layer.
+ This saves some memory since no intermediate buffering is
+ necessary.
+ The location of the CramFs image is determined by a
+ MTD device capable of direct memory mapping e.g. from
+ the 'physmap' map driver or a resulting MTD partition.
+ For example, this would mount the cramfs image stored in
+ the MTD partition named "xip_fs" on the /mnt mountpoint:
+ mount -t cramfs mtd:xip_fs /mnt
+ If unsure, say N.

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