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Re: Status of current on ARM?

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 08:46:55AM +0200, Mikko Rapeli wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 11:51:34AM +0200, Mikko Rapeli wrote:
> > The current kernel is not very well tuned for OMAP 2420 since it takes 
> > 2 minutes and 44 seconds to boot it to the "Enter pathname of shell..."
> > point. In comparison our kernel branch takes 19 seconds. Userspace was the 
> > same yesterdays current on both.
> An update to the slow boot: current from Aug 5th 2008 boots in 23
> seconds. Changes since then have slowed the kernel considerably on OMAP
> 2420.

Just as a datapoint, this isn't generic to all the evbarm targets; my PXA250
boots an INSTALL kernel (gzip'ed, with ramdisk) from WinCE in 35-40 sec, and
from the point of the 2nd-stage loader handing control to the kernel it's ~ 5
sec to sysinst running.


  Time is an illusion; lunchtime, doubly so.     |/\/\|           Rafal Boni
                   -- Ford Prefect               |\/\/|      

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