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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] raid: make RAID autodetect default a KConfig option
    On Monday September 22, mingo@elte.hu wrote:
    >
    > * Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> wrote:
    >
    > > From 812bf9a448d96375a3aec5c51764d74cace85abb Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
    > > From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>
    > > Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 15:44:32 -0700
    > > Subject: [PATCH] raid: make RAID autodetect default a KConfig option
    > >
    > > RAID autodetect has the side effect of requiring synchronisation of
    > > all device drivers, which can make the boot several seconds longer
    > > (I've measured 7 on one of my laptops).... even for systems that don't
    > > have RAID setup for the root filesystem (the only FS where this
    > > matters).
    > >
    > > This patch makes the default for autodetect a config option; either
    > > way the user can always override via the kernel command line.
    >
    > Neil, if you agree with this patch, could you please send your Acked-by
    > line? This patch depends on a clean-up in init/do_mounts_md.c that is in
    > the fastboot tree so it would be logistically easier/better if we could
    > queue this up towards upstream via tip/fastboot.

    Yes,
    Acked-by: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.de>

    I'm not a big fan of autodetect in any case, and this patch seems to
    cover all the bases I can think of.

    Thanks,
    NeilBrown


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