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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/6] module, kbuild: Faster boot with custom kernel.
On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 4:01 PM, Arjan van de Ven <> wrote:

>> * Don't unpack initramfs twice. If CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM is
>>   set, the kernel decompresses the ramdisk just to see if
>>   it's a cpio archive or not, and then throws away the result.
> I actually have a patch for it stuck away somewhere; I thought it was
> sent upstream but apparently it was not. I'll dig it out and dust it
> off.

Please do. It's a big win in relative terms compared to the rest of
the boot for small systems.
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