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Re: Speed up the boot by loading the kernel disk cache

On 14/01/08 at 10:50 +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> Today a new package to speed up the boot is available in unstable.
> The readahead binary package can speed up the boot quite significantly
> by optimizing how the hard drive is used.  It make sure the kernel
> disk cache is populated as the very first thing done at boot with the
> files used during boot.  To test it, install readahead, boot once with
> 'profile' as a kernel option to tune it to your boot, and then boot
> normally.

Couldn't the learning phase be started automatically if the profiling
data is not available or too old?
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