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Re: System Init bottlenecks

On Sat, 01 May 2004, Bill Moseley wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 04:35:51PM -0300, Broughton, Derek wrote:
> > When I boot, I experience a number of filesystem related delays.  
> > 
> > All of my HD partitions are Reiser, but I get:
> > 	VFS: Can't find ext3 filesystem on dev hda2.
> > 	VFS: Can't find ext2 filesystem on dev hda2.
> > 	Unable to identify CD-ROM format.
> > 	FAT: bogus number of reserved sectors
> > 	VFS: Can't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev hda2.
> > 	found reiserfs format "3.6" with standard journal

This is the kernel trying to find out what can read your root partition...
(or the initrd doing the same, maybe).

You can have only the filesystem of your root partition built-in the kernel,
and have all others loaded much later as modules, if you want to skip the

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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