USB Thumbdrive Performance with HAL
kay.sievers at vrfy.org
Tue Aug 21 13:28:16 PDT 2007
On 8/21/07, Antonio Dupont <antonio at moosefactory.com> wrote:
> First let me say that HAL is working fine with a PIII 800 Mhz system running
> CentOS 5.
> From a default installation of CentOS 5, I can put in a USB thumb drive,
> automatically mount it, and get a little icon on the desktop. This takes
> about four to five seconds.
> What I would like to know is what I could do to speed up this process. Reason
> why is because I will be inserting and removing approximately 100 USB thumb
> drives per hour and having a program looking at the /media directory for newly
> inserted devices.
> I have done something similar with hot plugging on another system and the
> devices mount in about one to two seconds.
> Can someone point me in the direction of HAL tunables for USB devices. I've
> searched this site and the internet and really didn't find any thing b/c
> probably most people wouldn't care about a few extra seconds.
> Thanks for any insight in advance.
echo 0 > /sys/module/usb_storage/parameters/delay_use
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