Using scp, you can certainly replace individual
elements within the filesystem, but I don't believe you can use it to replace
the entire filesystem. For that, you would be best served by putting the image
you want on an MMC card and using U-Boot's tools to burn the new image in flash.
The www.gumstix.org Tiki has the specific
commands needed to do this with their exact syntax. If you don't have a way to
write to an MMC card from your FC3 system, you could use scp to copy it to the
card mounted in your stix.
I plan to have a number
of gumstix devices acting as home automation controllers and want to be able
to control them centrally and load new
software into them automatically. I’ve got my gumstix talking to FC3
over the usb connection Is there a way to replace the filesystem image using this
using scp or something like