Fedora Desktop on XO
cjb at laptop.org
Tue Jan 6 17:50:48 EST 2009
> The choice of file system isn't a deal breaker for the Fedora
> Desktop feature. The hard part will be picking the right desktop
> (more on that soon, I already love the dancing benchmark bears :-),
> making it fit on the NAND, and testing it enough to prove its
The F10 desktop we shipped on SD had swap. Our current JFFS2 filesystem
doesn't support swap. I don't think you have any evidence for us being
able to avoid a deal-breaker without adding swap, so I disagree.
If we can't find either a way to get a swap file working on JFFS2 or get
UBI working, maybe it does make more sense to use XFCE (and even that
might not work out well). I don't have a desire to ship something with
worse performance than the F10 SD build.
Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
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