[time-nuts] Comparing the BeagleBone Black & Raspberry Pi asNTP servers

Mike George mgeorge at tuffmail.us
Sun Mar 22 09:29:56 EDT 2015


David:

On this page:

http://elinux.org/Beagleboard:BeagleBoneBlack_Debian#BBW.2FBBB_.28All_Revs.29

they list an alternative console only image:

https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/release/2015-03-01/console/bone-debian-7.8-console-armhf-2015-03-01-2gb.img.xz

It might be easier starting with that if you don't intend to use graphics.

Mike

On 3/22/2015 03:46, David J Taylor wrote:
> David:
> On the BBB, were you running the fully loaded release, or the minimum
> "console" version of the OS?
> Which specific version of the OS?
>
> Thanks,
> --- Graham
> =================================
>
> Graham,
>
> The download was:
>
>  bone-debian-7.8-lxde-4gb-armhf-2015-03-01-4gb.img.xz (547,024,548 bytes)
>
> which was from the "Recommended Debian Images" from: 
> http://beagleboard.org/latest-images.  Perhaps there are some services 
> or background tasks I can disable to reduce the CPU steady load from 
> its present 16% average level?
>
> 73,
> David GM8ARV



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