[clug-talk] OT: Help me pick my hardware

Royce Souther osgnuru at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 12:38:37 PDT 2012


/sys is needed for CentOS to use LVM. My older Debian did not work this way
but CentOS 6.2 does. I may have been using LVM1 and now it is LVM2, that
could be the difference.

Gustin was right, I was wrong.

Using /sys again.

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 10:19 AM, William Astle <lost at l-w.ca> wrote:

> On 12-03-29 10:12 AM, Royce Souther wrote:
>
>> I want to remove /sys to reduce the write cycles to the USB memory
>> stick. On a server I don't need the OS loading some driver for the sound
>> card or 3D video acceleration to constantly be writing to the /sys. Not
>> needed on a server, don't care if pulsaudio crashes trying to load,
>> probably going to chmod 000 it to stop it from trying. Can't remove
>> pulsaudio, dependencies will remove have of Gnome and the tools I do need.
>>
>
> Under normal operations, you should have sysfs mounted on /sys. sysfs is a
> virtual file system which means as long as it is mounted properly, you will
> not get any writes to your USB stick. If you are getting writes to the USB
> stick when something writes in /sys, you don't have sysfs mounted.
>
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