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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fcache: a remapping boot cache
    On Mon, May 15 2006, Jens Axboe wrote:
    > o Trying it on my notebook brought the time from the kernel starts
    > loading to kde has fully auto-logged in down from 50 seconds to 38
    > seconds. The primed boot took 61 seconds. The notebook is about 4
    > months old and the file system is very fresh, so better results should
    > be seen on more fragmented installs.

    Update - the above numbers were with an older version and with the cache
    partition located at the very end of the drive (hence being a lot slower
    than the root partition at the front). The fcache boot takes 33 seconds
    now, from the kernel starts loading to the kde login has finished.
    Probably 5 seconds of that time is device probe and network setup (dunno
    why the latter is still sleeping so much, I disabled dhcp for this test
    to avoid waits (for both fcache and normal boot, of course)).

    Jens Axboe

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