[Fedora-livecd-list] boot speed optomization (Qs for DZ mainly)

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Mon Apr 2 14:29:25 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-04-01 at 22:03 -0500, Jasper Hartline wrote:
> Jane Dogalt wrote:
> > Final question:  Have you had any other ideas on how livecd boot speed
> > might be improved?
> >   
> I'm not sure if Pilgrim is implementing this or not, but prelinking the 
> installed data directory
> before squashing it and making the ISO image is what we do with Kadischi 
> built images.
> This allows the binary files and such to be pre-prelinked and thus will 
> result in some faster booting times perhaps
> only a minor improvement, but is nevertheless a good idea.

Heh, I actually threw together the quick and dirty patch to do just this
on Friday evening.  Was planning on testing it today before sending it
on :-)


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