[PD] [OT] slightly: building audio computer with PD
plessas at mur.at
Tue Jan 1 22:28:10 CET 2008
* Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl> [2008-01-01 22:18]:
> Either way could work, the ramdisk is a particularly good idea. Unless
> the installation is networked, there's not too much need for logfiles in
> the classic server or multiuser environment sort of sense. You could
> probably also just disable to logging daemon by removing it from the
> boot scripts using rc-update (on Gentoo at least, or with another
> distro-specific equivalent). I imagine that logging would simply just
> fail quietly if the partition were read-only... I mean, what would log
> the fact that the logs weren't logging? ;-)
Right, that's a nice point in particular! Thanks for the hints!
> Peter Plessas wrote:
> >* Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl> [2007-12-31 18:47]:
> >>So I made sure to mount all my drives read-only, and that everything
> >>would start from a script on power-up. Having the whole operating system
> >>on a Flash card/USB stick (again, no logging, read-only) is also quite
> >How do you do that? Do you mount /var/log as ramdisk which gets erased
> >at reboot, or do you tell every service/daemon not to log?
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