Xilinx SystemACE driver for 2.6

Ming Liu eemingliu at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 1 06:07:30 EST 2006

Yes. I noticed that in the original demo Linux of MontaVista shipped by 
Xilinx for ML403, there is no swap partition. 


>From: "Grant Likely" <grant.likely at secretlab.ca>
>To: "Ameet Patil" <ammubhai at gmail.com>
>CC: "Ming Liu" <eemingliu at hotmail.com>, linuxppc-embedded at ozlabs.org
>Subject: Re: Xilinx SystemACE driver for 2.6
>Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2006 14:02:28 -0600
>On 6/30/06, Ameet Patil <ammubhai at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Here is PART I of the article:

>>Let me know if you get messages at boot time after following the 
>Quick comment on your article; unless you're using a microdrive;
>*PLEASE* don't recommend using compact flash as swap space.  Flash
>technology has limited write cycles (on the order of 100k to 1M 
>per block).  Using it as swap is a great way to kill the lifecycle 
>your device.
>(the ML300 ships with a microdrive; the ML40x ships with a regular 
>CF card)
>I know the previous article also recommends a swap partition, but
>Linux will happily run without swap.
>Grant Likely, B.Sc. P.Eng.
>Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
>grant.likely at secretlab.ca
>(403) 399-0195

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