Boot Time Optimization
Marc Andre Tanner
openmoko at brain-dump.org
Tue Jan 26 00:12:25 CET 2010
On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 10:46:53AM +0100, Patryk Benderz wrote:
> Dnia 2010-01-23, sob o godzinie 17:00 +0100, Marc Andre Tanner pisze:
> > On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 06:49:03PM +0100, Marc Andre Tanner wrote:
> > > On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 07:13:03PM +0100, Marc Andre Tanner wrote:
> > > > This is with gzip. I still have to try it with an uncompressed kernel and a
> > > > lzma compressed one.
> > >
> > > LZO seems to be the fastest compression method it saves about 0.6 seconds.
> > Just FYI, in case you haven't seen it yet the LZO patches got merged
> > into mainline.
> Could you write few sentences what are possible consequences of this for
> distros/apps? Of course apart from faster booting.
The patch I was interested in 'only' improves boot time because the whole
kernel is LZO compressed.
Basic LZO support was already there and can be used in certain filesystems
such as ubifs, jffs2 and probably some others.
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