[mythtv-users] Quick-boot linux?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Feb 19 00:59:04 UTC 2008

Yan Seiner wrote:
> Andy Burns wrote:
>> On 19/02/2008 00:11, Yan Seiner wrote:
>>> The SCSI subsystem seems to be the headache for S3.
>>> Basically, the SCSI subsystem needs a bus reset on boot.  I can reset it 
>>> just fine with sg_reset - but that utility is not accessible without 
>>> resetting the scsi bus.
>> Mount a little ramdisk with a copy of sg_reset before sending it to sleep?
> Thought of that.  It's not statically linked; it needs libc6.  Anyone 
> know how I go about stuffing both libc6 and a user program into a 
> ramdisk and deal with the linker correctly?
> (I guess I could also build a static version....  Or I could just drop 
> an IDE drive into the box and be done with it?)

Building static would be a lot less failure-prone than an IDE drive.

I saw a 60 terrabyte compact-flash unit advertised, thought about it but 
the $32,000 price tag made me hesitate :-)

Maybe they would trade for my truck ?


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