unslung 6.8beta and ext3
I've got unslung 6.8 beta running on a 1gb usb memory
stick in port2 on a de-underclocked nslu2 and I have
I've noticed that the light on my mem stick blinks
even when I don't use the nslu2.
I plugged a compact flash card in a cf-to-usb
adapter into port1, same thing: the light on
the adapter blinks. On the cf-to-usb adapter,
the blink interval is easier to identify:
exactly 5 seconds.
I imagine this is because the "commit interval"
of kjournald is 5 seconds.
Won't this activity wear out the mem stick?
I went through the process of manually creating
and formatting the partitions on the 1 gb mem
stick as ext2 and re-un-slinging, with the hope
that journaling won't happen. It doesn't seem
to matter. unslung 6.8beta still mounts them
Am I worried about something that doesn't really matter?
By the way, I had trouble re-un-slinging.
The easiest solution for me was to re-flash
the nslu2 with 6.8beta using the sercomm utility:
then, following the directions: