8.2 Kernel status update

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Sat Jul 5 04:40:45 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 10:47 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>   > Dave looked at it and doesn't like the implementation. I can throw
>   > it into our joyride along with the needed changes to olpcrd to
>   > mount with a root reservation of 4M or so as a stop-gap to a better
>   > solution until we have something better.  Note that both the patch
>   > and Dave's proposal of having a sysfs attribute for root
>   > reservation and other attributes don't really address the slow
>   > performance at full issue. They just keep the filesystem from being
>   > filled so we don't see the condition.
> And it doesn't solve the main user problem, which is that Sugar refuses
> to boot if the filesystem is full, because it can't write its logfiles.
> Having 4M reserved for root won't change that, since Sugar runs as olpc.

Is that the only problem? Doesn't seem too hard to fix that in Sugar.



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