Archive for the ‘Linux’ Category

Optimizing fs on sd-card for Linux/Fedora on Dreamplug


The write performance on the SD-card in my Dreamplug (sweet little Arm computer) was abysmally slow. Any write on large files would be ok but any writes that involved many small files would take forever. We are talking about 3-4kb/s for some yum operations.



Compiling rr64x driver for linux kernel 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4


Finally, got the kernel module rr64x (for my HighPoint RocketRaid 644 card) to compile under Fedora 16. Here were my steps: