[ARMedslack] Running armedslack on boards with LESS then 64 MB of ram.

Vitaly V. Ch vitaly.v.ch at gmail.com
Mon Mar 8 20:14:51 UTC 2010


Can You give me You config file?

I also boot form sd//mmc and have minimalistic system: only a ap d k
l  n series of packages.

Full list of my services: udev, hald, dbus, ssh, cups, agetty. Most of
boot time occupied by udev and hald. about 60 sec per each.

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 7:47 PM, Andrzej Telszewski
<atelszewski at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> All times measured from the point when U-Boot starts to load the kernel
> image to the point when login prompt shows up:
> a) my custom kernel ( ~37s
> b) your kernel ( ~48s
> Things to notice: my system boots from SD/MMC; your kernel is quite more fat
> that mine (yours size: 1469820, mine size: 1097444; your modules size: 5.5M,
> my modules size: 3.0).
> But all in all, the times presented above aren't as big as in your case (to
> be appropriate add about ~10s for the power up of my board). Maybe you have
> some services loaded during the start-up? E.g. some scripts for updating
> fonts indexes, etc. I haven't done the full installation of armed: at least
> I didn't install: D, E, F, K, KDE, KDEI, T, TCL, X, XAP, Y. Also the A, AP,
> L and N series are installed only in minimal manner.
> By the way, aren't you going to switch to 2.6.32? That's the way that Stuart
> suggested me to go;) It should be straightforward as the patches for AT91
> for 2.6.32 recently showed up on http://maxim.org.za/at91_26.html (my board
> boots even without AT91 patch, even with 2.6.33 - but there might be some
> things that the system misses without the patch).

Thanks, it's interested news.

\\wbr Vitaly Chernookiy

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