Clean unmount of save-file

Patriot has done some excellent work on how to get Puppy to shutdown cleanly:

This has been an issue for a very long time. When Puppy shuts down, the save-file is not properly unmounted. A filesystem check at bootup reveals this, though the errors are not damaging, or so it would seem. But, we would like to get a clean unmount at shutdown.

I have implemented Patriot's first method, which is the simplest. The technique is to prepend another top-layer to the Aufs layers, which then enables the save-layer to be remounted read-only. This technique only applies to PUPMODEs 6 and 12.

The script that I have edited is /etc/rc.d/rc.shutdown.

Posted on 15 Jun 2010, 18:31


Posted on 16 Jun 2010, 19:05 by panzerpuppy
FFmpeg 0.6 released with WebM / VP8 support! YAY!
FFmpeg 0.6 has been released with plenty of changes including support for Google's VP8 codec / WebM and improvements for HTML5/H.264 video playback.

Google's VP8 is properly supported in FFmpeg 0.6 via the libvpx library and the Matroska was extended to support the WebM container format.

Also, the H.264 and Theora decoders are now significantly faster and the Vorbis decoder has seen important updates.

Posted on 13 Dec 2010, 20:17 by abushcrafter
Why the first method?
Why did you not do the other method (Which I thought was the better method.)? It was only a few more files to do a find and replace on. Are there any pros and cons?