torriem at chem.byu.edu
Tue Apr 17 20:11:31 MDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-04-17 at 17:50 -0600, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Michael L Torrie wrote:
> > I recently bought an asus 500g premium, which has 2 usb ports, more
> > memory and flash than the linksys gl, and is cheaper than the Linksys
> > WRTSL54GS. Openwrt works well on it (the only reason I bought it). Now
> > if I could just get dansguardian tuned to run. Right now it's consuming
> > too many resources despite the howtos, and locking up the router. Does
> > anyone have any ideas on the dansguardian thing?
> Here's wacky idea: since it has USB ports, maybe you could use some
> flash memory as a swap partition... though I wouldn't be surprised if
> the kernel panicked as a result. Fun to try anyway. :-)
It would work definitely. I used to do this on my Zaurus (same amount
of ram actually) with a CF card. No panics. The problem is that even
though flash memory has automatic leveling built in, it still has a
limited number of writes. I'm not sure what the lifetime of the flash
memory would be if I used it as swap. But certainly it's something I
want to check into.
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