RE: Developing a kiosk type system - advice needed
Doh! I forgot about tmpfs. That would be fine. I think I should start again.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Torsten Marek
Sent: 04 October 2005 12:49
Subject: Re: Developing a kiosk type system - advice needed
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Simon Guerrero schrieb:
> Thanks for your responses. The "suspend and always resume without
> overwriting" is done by software suspend, with no problem. It is the
> difficulty of resuming the writeable parts of the filesystem (/var and
> each time from an image which I am not sure about.
> I am thinking about adding a script to the rc2.d (or other runlevel) which
> cat /ramdisks/var.img > /dev/ram1
> mount /dev/ram1 /var
> cat /ramdisks/tmp.img > /dev/ram2
> mount /dev/ram2 /tmp
that might be one way, but I don't know if there are any problems if frozen
programs have open files on /tmp or /var, since the processes are resumed
any run-level scripts (?).
Maybe I am missing something, but if you have /tmp and /var as
tmpfs's when you create the image in the first place, what is the problem
Torsten Marek <email@example.com>
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