[OZAPRS] Computerless iGate
hamish at cloud.net.au
Sun Feb 28 11:49:36 EST 2010
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 07:14:21AM +1100, Damien Gardner Jnr wrote:
> I'd be running APRSD for an igate? - javaprsd just seems like insane bloat
> for an igate unless you're made of CPU cycles :)
> second.aprs is one of six VM's on a dual 3.6ghz HT xeon, and is currently
> using all 256mb of ram allocated to it (granted 90mb of that is cached
> data, but it's also using 70mb of swap.. hrrm might push the memory up
> next time a kernel update appears..), and is sitting with a 4.5, 5.28, 9.5
> - I'm guessing she just finished the morning updatedb, but even still it
> usually sits around a load of 2-3.. Although I guess a lot of its CPU
> usage is in processing the packets to hand off to the connected clients?
> I'm all for java - most of the daemon software I write is java, but
> there's something just not right about javaprsd..
I don't like running a closed-source java app for the igate either, but
it works far better than aprsd, and I've lost interest in hacking aprsd
A rewrite in a decent language like python would be grand (though not
very embedded-friendly in that case).
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