[ARMedslack] Booting Slack 13.1 from eSata on Guruplug ServerPlus

blair.hoddinott at gmail.com blair.hoddinott at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 07:11:40 UTC 2010

This was my experience with the sheevaplug as well.

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From: Stuart Winter <m-lists at biscuit.org.uk>
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Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 07:03:14 
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Subject: Re: [ARMedslack] Booting Slack 13.1 from eSata on Guruplug Server

On Sun, 28 Nov 2010, John O'Donnell wrote:

> You are booting from ext. It is HIDEOUSLY slow. I make a small FAT partition
> and boot from that on the guru usb.

This must be something to do with the Guruplug.  I boot from an ext2
partition on my sheevaplugs and openrd (which has an eSATA drive) and it
takes a couple of seconds to load both the kernel & initrd.
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