[CentOS] Re: Centos 4.x and embeded x86 (wrap, pcengines)

Thu Dec 14 19:00:23 UTC 2006
Oliver Schulze L. <oliver at samera.com.py>

Excellent links!
I hope to get a wrap box from pcengines this January, maybe we can do a
centos wrap edition? ;)


John R Pierce wrote:
> David Hrbác wrote:
>> Oliver Schulze L. napsal(a):
>>> Thats a good point, I should look into the constant write problem.
>>> I was thinking in an embedded platform for its costs, low space, low
>>> power consumption
>>> and disk less operation.
>> No, that's pretty good point. :o) Majority of systems running from
>> CF|XD|etc. are mounting read only the media, keeping logs and other
>> thins in RAM-disk and sending them to central authority. There's write
>> attempt limit within CF.
> there's special file systems optimized for flash use, squashfs is 
> readonly (its compressed at system build time) and jffs2 (aka jiffy) 
> is a writeable FS designed to minimize block writes to the flash.    
> Embedded Linux like used by OpenWRT on the WRT54GS and compatible 
> routers uses both of these.
> http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
> http://sourceware.org/jffs2/
> the discussion of these two on the OpenWRT WIKI...
> http://wiki.openwrt.org/OpenWrtDocs/Installing#head-3d6480403b294d4c261f360ab9efc82f388a8790 
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