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Re: initrd on installed kernels

On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 03:55:51PM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 03:13:10PM +0200, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> > On my notebook it takes ages to load the kernel image. With initrd it takes
> > a lot longer to load, since initrd is so big.. Once the kernel is running,
> > hdd access is much faster, but in the initial stage, it seems as slow as
> > loading from a floppy. I guess it is just a configuration problem, but I
> > haven't been able to convince the harddisk yet to load a little faster
> > during boot.
> Try the "compact" lilo option.

Wow, that is FAST! Instead of nearly two lines with "..." with a one second
delay for every ".", just one ".".


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