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Re: klibc only initramfs

On Feb 20, Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> wrote:

> For network based boots, specifically high performance cluster, the size
> can make a real difference. When you turn the cluster on it is not just
> one system downloading an extra meg but 100+ nodes. That largely
> increases the network collisions, errors and dropped packages. Something
> that can even make systems fail to boot.
Goswin, meet mtftp. mtftp, meet Goswin.
Also: if the network fabric of your cluster cannot handle an extra 100
MB of boot downloads then it looks badly broken to me.

Do you have any better argument or at least better data? If nobody does,
then I agree with Michael than klibc should be dropped (this way we
*would* save space...).


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