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Re: How to compile kernel for i686 instead of i386?

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 08:46:10AM +0530, Mayuresh wrote:
> Fine tuning (removing) of kernel options brought the time down from 27s
> (of stock kernel) to the above range (i.e. kernel tuning made at least a
> small difference, though compiler options made none.).

If you remove most of the device drivers from the kernel, it will boot much
faster.  I have to say this is about as bad a general-purpose benchmark of
system performance as I can imagine, however.

I assume you have already reduced the bootblocks' timeouts?


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