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    SubjectRe: Linux mdadm superblock question.
    On 02/17/2010 10:46 AM, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote:
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    > well at the moment it takes less than two seconds until init takes over.
    >
    > Adding .5 seconds is a lot. And loading the initrd and changing root isn't
    > free either, true?
    >
    > I remember well all the noise in the past about making linux booting faster.
    > So why slow it down with an initrd - especially if you can do without?
    >

    Note that an extremely lightweight initramfs can quite possibly be
    faster than doing it in the kernel, just because userspace is so much
    less constrained. I was hoping klibc would catch on for this stuff, but
    it hasn't as much as I'd like.

    -hpa


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