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SubjectRe: parallel boot device initialisation (kernel-space not userspace)
On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 05:38:47PM +0100, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Dec 2006, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>
> > I Have A Great Idea(tm) and would like to describe it concisely to see
> > if anyone likes it and hopefully hasn't thought of it before so i'm not
> > consuming people's time. The idea is: parallel device initialisation of
> > built-in modules, to reduce kernel boot time.
>
> Have you looked at CONFIG_PCI_MULTITHREAD_PROBE which is already present
> in recent kernels?

ah _ha_. thank you!

honestly? no - because the small devices i'm compiling for don't have a
pci bus, ha ha :)

but seriously - thank you for pointing that out, i'll definitely
investigate it.

l.

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