[nycbug-talk] cflash root filesystem
george at galis.org
Fri Feb 3 16:09:40 EST 2006
On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 03:10:47PM -0501, Ray Lai wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 12:53:59PM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
>> I'm about to install world (netbsd 3.0) on a cflash for a firewall,
>> but what is the best filesystem to use?
>> There won't be much on this system so I was thinking no swap, and
>> it can all go on sd0a (ie no var or usr partition).
>> In disklabel I have these types available...
>> Supported file system types:
>> 4.1BSD ccd jfs System V
>> 4.2BSD Eighth Edition Linux Ext2 unknown
>> 4.4LFS FILECORE MSDOS unused
>> ADOS HFS NTFS Version 6
>> Apple UFS HPFS RAID Version 7
>> boot ISO9660 swap vinum
>> I'm thinking 4.2BSD and UFS2 with softupdates and noatime, logs
>> will be minimal or to a disk based host; any mistakes here?
>Mount everything you can as read-only to minimize fsck time. You
>can also mount everything read-only and mfs-mount /dev and /var to
>eliminate fsck entirely.
Hey that sounds good.... but I've not done anything like that before,
how do I setup and maintain a "read-only and mfs-mount /dev and /var"?
So far the only newfs option that looks interesting is "-o time"
George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><
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