[sugar] First impressions of a B4 machine
Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves
Mon Jul 23 02:32:01 EDT 2007
On 7/23/07, Ivan Krsti? <krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu> wrote:
> There's a fastboot version of the firmware that can boot the machine
> in 3-4 seconds. The boot time, as we get closer to production, will
> start shrinking towards those numbers.
> We do not use SELinux.
Really? It may no be loaded, but the files are all over the place.
May be a good idea to remove, then, if that's the case.
> I'm not sure I understand which limitations you're referring to;
> surely you're not meaning to imply that our hardware can't deal with
> a proper shell.
I'm referring to "Small is beautiful (and usually faster!)." The XO
is perfectly capable of running bash.
> Do not presume how the machines will be used. It's folly.
> > Next thing I know and someone's gonna tell me that the XO software is
> > not compiled against uClibc or dietlibc. . . It is, right? Right?
Any special reason for this not be the case?
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