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SubjectRe: 2.6.19-rc2-mm2
(This time to everybody)
Andi Kleen wrote:
> Matthew Frost <> writes:
>> Andrew Morton wrote:
>>> Ow. Multithreaded probing was probably a bt ambitious, given the current
>>> status of kernel startup..
>>> Greg, does it actually speed anything up or anything else good?
>> I'm on a x86 (P4) hi-mem machine, plenty of onboard PCI (audio, LAN, bonus IDE
>> controller, etc.), and it has sped up my boot process. Between the USB and PCI
>> multithread probing, my dmesg is a bit out of order from its ordinary sequence,
>> but the only things that stall it now are my MD-RAID partitions getting set up.
> Did you measure it? Feelings and impressions tend to be unreliable.

I'll do some testing apples to apples-with-multithreaded-probing. Will return
with numbers to see whether it's my subjective impression or really faster.

> -Andi

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