[CentOS] 5.3 on an EeePC??
rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Apr 28 16:00:24 UTC 2009
> On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 07:32:00 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>>> Given that limitation, speed of boot becomes a major criterion.
>>>> F10 (and also, believe it or not, Pupeee) took *over* ten minutes --
>>>> yes, real sixty-second minutes; it's not a typo -- just to boot. And
>>>> then had to find wifi.
>>> I just booted mine for the morning, and it was on the login GUI in 50
>>> Once I entered my password it was connected to the network in under 30
>>> SECONDS (and I use WPA-PSK).
>>> You have install/setup problems. What services are you running? There
>>> may be a number of services that are waiting on the network to come up
>>> to check something and are waiting for timeouts, missing that the link
>>> is down so don't bother to try (ntp does it right, for example).
>> Now that you mention it, it does sound like sendmail/samba, etc.,
>> waiting for DNS on a disconnected network.
> Gentlemen, I thank you both -- and wish I had gotten to this
> point several weeks back. I'll go give F10 (or maybe F11) another try
> ASAP. Are you running full F10, or the install from the live CD, or what?
F10 from install CD then over net where I have the install repo locally.
IE full install.
Had to use a USB CD drive and change bios to boot from it. No biggy.
> Incidentally, it was only about last week that I discovered I
> could upgrade both the RAM (to the 2 GB it has now) and the SD card (from
> the 4 GB I had to the 8 GB now). That has of course made everything since
> seem better.
Oh, how do you unsoldier the drive? My understanding is this unit has
the drive hard wired........
I have /root and /home on the 8Gb SD card and /boot, /var, and a 2Gb
swap on the 4Gb SSD.
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