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Re: miboot+2.6.12+nfsroot = success

On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 12:07:43PM +0200, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> The intended aim is to use the kernel for "diskless" clients, that
> will serve as X terminals, but as I stated in an earlier post, miboot
> seems to put the system in a very slow mode. When quik boots the same
> kernel, it runs at normal speed. What could be the problem here?
> Anyone else get a slow system when booting with miboot? In particular
> it would be interesting if someone tried the image mentioned above.

There was a problem similar to this a few years ago that was tracked
down to improper cache initialization. You might want to check the
boot messages for anything about l2 and/or l3 cache configuration
to see if something looks different. There used to be a way to force
these things, but I'm not sure if that still exists in a modern kernel.

	Brad Boyer

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