Re: Freescale iMX53 Quick Start board
On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 05:25:19PM +0100, Phil Endecott wrote:
> Well I use NFS almost exclusively for everything every day, and I've
> never experienced any "nightmares".
I find NFS timestamps are not accurate enough for make in many cases.
I have seen many failures when using NFS and running make.
> You do need to have time synchronised everywhere. I use ntp.
Time sync isn't enough it seems.
> I've chosen to use an SSD in part because it requires only 5V, so
> you can just fork from a single 5V PSU to the board and the SSD. I
> believe (but am not certain) that 2.5" HDDs also don't need 12V.
> Although the SATA power connector also has pins for 3.3V, nothing
> currently uses them. There doesn't seem to be a problem with
> applying the power to the drive before the board is on; anyone
> building a product would want to check the SATA specs and see if
> this is officially condoned.
Yeah a 2.5" SATA drive would be 5V only as well.