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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kconfig: update compression algorithm info
On 04/18/2012 10:09 AM, Lasse Collin wrote:
> I think it is still safe to say that gzip and LZO are better than
> bzip2, XZ, or LZMA for compressing a kernel that will be loaded from a
> normal hard disk. It would be unusual if reading the disk was so slow
> that e.g. XZ would make the booting faster than gzip.

Not really, because the boot loader is dependent on the firmware, which
can sometimes be infernally stupid.


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