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Re: Bug#870628: Please warn about slow starts on USB

On 08/03/2017 02:31 PM, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
On Thu, Aug 03, 2017 at 07:55:09PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
The gtk initrd is like 38MB, at USB 1.0 speed (1.5Mbps) that's almost
two minutes yes.  I however wonder how old a computer needs to be to be
only 1.0...
And how could a 64bit machine have only USB 1.0?  Not a chance.

I believe I had an Opteron server like that once (one of the first generation AMD64 servers). No idea if it could boot from USB, though. Install was done by CD-ROM (originally not Debian—the port didn't exist yet).

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