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Re: Speeding up autoconf on PCs

On Sat, 29 Mar 2008, Andrew Doran wrote:
This patch uses kthreads to absorb delays during autoconf, speeding up the
boot process quite a bit. Comments?

I can't test it, but I'm curious - can you tell by what factor/percentage this is sped up? From looking at the code, I wonder if 8 threads give a 8-times speedup? Also, why 8?

 - Hubert

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