[vdr] Recommendation for new hd vdr system.

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Fri Dec 25 22:21:56 CET 2009


What you could do is to make a boot process similar to most rescue or
live-cd/usb. The idea is to make the whole thing run in ram, so boot
by using network or memory stick, copy squashfs to ram and run from
there. Should be lightning fast.

2009/12/25 Carsten Koch <CarstenKochElsdorf at web.de>:
> On Fri, 2009-12-25 at 13:02 +0000, Tony Houghton wrote:
>> On Thu, 24 Dec 2009 17:12:56 +0100
>> Carsten Koch <CarstenKochElsdorf at web.de> wrote:
>>
>> > + I originally set up the system as a diskless (nfsroot)
>> >   system, but KDE 4 (I am using OpenSuSE 11.2) performs
>> >   unbearably slow, so I was forced to install a hard disk.
>>
>> Another idea: if there's a spare USB (2.0 High Speed) port you could use
>> a memory stick instead of NFS.
>
> Good idea.
> I suppose this one
> http://geizhals.at/deutschland/a439283.html
> should be sufficient.
> I wonder if that's going to be faster (no seek times)
> or slower than my hard disk.
>
> The only remaining advantage of an nfsroot system
> being that I can turn the power off without needing
> to shut the system down.
>
> Carsten.
>
>
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