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Re: best way of logging on flash based systems

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 11:18:40AM +0200, David Wetzel wrote:
> hi,
> I am running a WARP board with a CompactFlash als root device.
> Currently, I am already mounting a tmpfs for /tmp and a memfs for /dev
> For the files in /var I was thinking of a union mount. Or is it better to
> change the syslog config to write to /tmp?  I see no reason for copying
> all /var to ram.
> Any ideas?

I have a similar setup on my Soekris router (with 64Mb flash disk), with
/tmp and /dev in RAM, / mounted read-only and only /var mounted read-write.
Syslog is configured to send all logs to another host on the network...


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