[maemo-users] Moving filesystem to card?

From: Mike Mellor alaskamike at gmail.com
Date: Mon Oct 22 19:45:07 EEST 2007
Can I reduce the size of the boot partition?  I would like to have more than
500M available for files.

On 10/22/07, Frantisek Dufka <dufkaf at seznam.cz> wrote:
> Mike Mellor wrote:
> > I am a new 770 user.  I read that moving the filesystem to the media
> > card improves the computer's performance.  Is this really a big
> > improvement, or can I use the entire card for files (movies)?
> Major improvement is visible only with custom kernel
> http://fanoush.wz.cz/maemo/#mmcplus
> Please note that it doesn't work with every card. It works for me with
> Kingston 2GB MMCmobile, YMMV.
> With default nokia kernel is is about the same. Maybe it feels slightly
> more responsible due to lower CPU usage (flash filesystem is compressed,
> mmc card is not) but it is not substantial.
> The main advantage is easier recovery in case something goes wrong and
> more space for applications (depends on size you choose for root ext2
> partition).
> See
> http://maemo.org/community/wiki/howto_easily_boot_from_mmc_card/
> or bottom of
> http://maemo.org/community/wiki/howto_bootrootfsfrommmc/
> Frantisek
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