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Re: x86 release builds are slow

> For i386 and amd64, we could change the process so that the GENERIC kernel
> is used for installs, and the root file system objcopy'd into a seperate ELF
> binary that is loaded by the boot loader. We could modify the in-kernel ELF
> linker to set the root file system image up. Any comments on that?

This sounds nice. :)

But how is the filesystem image passed from bootloader to kernel?  I
think the memory area is out of kernel's control first, and then
kernel loads the area later, right?


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