[PD] [OT] slightly: building audio computer with PD

Peter Plessas 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!

regards, PP

> best,
> d.
> 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?
> -- 
> derek holzer ::: http://www.umatic.nl ::: http://blog.myspace.com/macumbista
> ---Oblique Strategy # 184:
> "Where is the edge?"

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