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== TTD ==
 
== TTD ==
 
# Desktop Setup sections may be better fit under post-setup. Check installation guide and follow its structure.
 
 
[[User:AdamT|AdamT]] ([[User_talk:AdamT|Talk]]) 03:27, 18 August 2013 (UTC)
 
 
== Btrfs partitioning ==
 
 
*See [[Btrfs#Partitioning]].
 
*If the current Grub installation method (GPT-BIOS) can work without the reserved space this would simplify the installation process and should be implemented.
 
*Testing needed. --[[User:AdamT|AdamT]] ([[User_talk:AdamT|Talk]]) 09:16, 17 November 2013 (UTC)
 
:Further attempt at research did not elicit any meaningful information. Hardware testing is indeed needed at this point. -- [[User:AdamT|AdamT]] ([[User_talk:AdamT|Talk]]) 01:23, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
 
 
=== Proposed changes / notes ===
 
 
{{bc|# mkfs.btrfs -l 16384 /dev/sd'''x'''
 
# btrfstune -x /dev/sd'''x'''}}
 
  
 
== Updated or expanded Btrfs optimizations? ==
 
== Updated or expanded Btrfs optimizations? ==
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: Following some initial research, SSD caching by way of bcache, flashcache, dm-cache or the like, does seem to be a decent solution in terms of performance. However, the current solutions would add additional complexities to the storage layers and Btrfs may eventually add similar features. See [https://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Project_ideas here].
 
: Following some initial research, SSD caching by way of bcache, flashcache, dm-cache or the like, does seem to be a decent solution in terms of performance. However, the current solutions would add additional complexities to the storage layers and Btrfs may eventually add similar features. See [https://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Project_ideas here].
 
: From this understanding, I am continuing to focus my efforts into learning Btrfs as fully as feasible, and not worrying about these other options for now. -- [[User:AdamT|AdamT]] ([[User_talk:AdamT|Talk]]) 23:43, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
 
: From this understanding, I am continuing to focus my efforts into learning Btrfs as fully as feasible, and not worrying about these other options for now. -- [[User:AdamT|AdamT]] ([[User_talk:AdamT|Talk]]) 23:43, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
 
== Enable KMS ==
 
 
* See [[KMS]].
 
 
== Wayland ==
 
 
Wait on Wayland until Gnome 3.14 (~March 2014).
 
 
== Gnome stuff ==
 
 
Even with gnome and gnome-extra some stuff that seems essentially to a complete Gnome install gets missed:
 
# telepathy stuff
 
## Install: telepathy-gabble telepathy-salut telepathy-idle telepathy-rakia telepathy-haze
 
# Spellcheck
 
## Install: aspell-en aspell-fr aspell-uk.
 
 
== Fish shell ==
 
 
[[Fish]]
 
  
 
== New Install Goals ==
 
== New Install Goals ==
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*** NetSurf
 
*** NetSurf
 
*** Midori
 
*** Midori
 +
** Shell
 +
*** [[Fish]]

Latest revision as of 04:56, 2 January 2014

TTD

Updated or expanded Btrfs optimizations?

Flashcache, Bcache, or other write-through solution?

See:

Questions:

  • RAM to SSD to HDD solution feasible? Warranted?
  • Bench marking?
    • Worst of all worlds or best?
Following some initial research, SSD caching by way of bcache, flashcache, dm-cache or the like, does seem to be a decent solution in terms of performance. However, the current solutions would add additional complexities to the storage layers and Btrfs may eventually add similar features. See here.
From this understanding, I am continuing to focus my efforts into learning Btrfs as fully as feasible, and not worrying about these other options for now. -- AdamT (Talk) 23:43, 21 November 2013 (UTC)

New Install Goals

Better follow The Arch Way throughout.

  • Simplicity
    • Kernel:
      • Mainstream?
      • Linux-ck?
    • DE: Xfce
    • Browser:
      • NetSurf
      • Midori
    • Shell