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authorArnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <>2012-11-27 11:59:18 (GMT)
committer Peter Korsgaard <>2012-11-28 01:07:47 (GMT)
commit13562ddd2ac2f15e14d5f244675bc3ab2bc63fb2 (patch)
parent65f66c170e6703cf1b75574e7aabea1302f51c50 (diff)
manual: more warnings to not use output/target
Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <> Acked-by: Samuel Martin <> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <>
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/docs/manual/using.txt b/docs/manual/using.txt
index 6e144d0..857aa33 100644
--- a/docs/manual/using.txt
+++ b/docs/manual/using.txt
@@ -86,7 +86,8 @@ This directory contains several subdirectories:
* +target/+ which contains 'almost' the complete root filesystem for
the target: everything needed is present except the device files in
+/dev/+ (Buildroot can't create them because Buildroot doesn't run
- as root and doesn't want to run as root). Therefore, this directory
+ as root and doesn't want to run as root). Also, it doesn't have the correct
+ permissions (e.g. setuid for the busybox binary). Therefore, this directory
*should not be used on your target*. Instead, you should use one of
the images built in the +images/+ directory. If you need an
extracted image of the root filesystem for booting over NFS, then