ARM as a primary architecture

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Mon Mar 26 09:00:48 UTC 2012

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel at> wrote:
>  Hi,
>>> they use a rather scary looking pile of development boards with very
>>> poor I/O.
>> Buy a trimslice and run it with iSCSI.  It's a very clean package, and
>> I can get 80 MB/sec to my file server's disks.  That is neither
>> "scary" nor "poor I/O".
> Running the thing on iscsi is a good idea, given that local storage is
> linked up via usb while gb ethernet is hooked up via pcie.
> Any particular reason why you boot the thing via tftp?  I'd expect just
> having /boot on the sd card (which you need for boot anyway) is easier,
> especially when it comes to kernel updates.

Everything needed to boot goes into the initrd now days so you don't
even need the SD card.


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