5 sec boot
jg at laptop.org
Sun Oct 5 14:03:56 EDT 2008
There is a C routine available for doing the initial read from the file
system. We don't have to do it from scratch...
Bull. Flag. Red....
On Sun, 2008-10-05 at 13:00 -0400, Chris Ball wrote:
> > Then again, since ubifs mounts quickly, the largest reason for
> > partitioning we've had (to reduce boot time) evaporates. There may
> > be other reasons to want partitioning, given dynamic resizing a'la
> > lvm, however.
> You don't mention the fundamental reason that we need partitioning if we
> go to ubifs: we need OFW to be able to boot the system, and it doesn't
> have an ubifs driver.
> - Chris.
Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org>
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