eeePC 900 with SSD && reducing writes
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Wed Jul 9 10:16:24 UTC 2008
El día Tuesday, July 08, 2008 a las 06:01:57PM +0200, Oliver Fromme escribió:
> Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > I'd also like to get rid of 'lastlog' and 'wtmp' but even if the man
> > page claims that they will not be created if they don't exist, they
> > come up again and again;
> > another candidate of not needed log is
> > /var/log/Xorg.n.log ...
> You can get rid of an on-disk /var alltogether.
> Add these lines to /etc/rc.conf:
> It will create a memory FS for /var of 32 MB (default).
Thanks for the hint, but memfs is not so good because you will loose
/var/db; I've created a symlink now from /var/log to /tmp/log and /tmp
> You could also mount some or all of your disk partitions
> read-only. That's what I do on my embedded FreeBSD-driven
> mp3 player (running from a CF card instead of hard disk),
> because it doesn't have to write anything anywhere.
> If you have any disk partitions that you mount read+write,
> be sure to enable soft-updates because it tends to reduce
> the number of physical write operations.
will think about tunefs and soft-updates; thx
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