[Libguestfs] [PATCH supermin 0/5] Make supermin mini-initrd quieter and faster.

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Mar 21 08:41:23 UTC 2016

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 07:02:32AM +0100, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 10:07:34AM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > Various patches to make supermin quieter.  By outputting fewer
> > messages on the fast path, we use the slow emulated UART less, and
> > this improves boot times.
> > 
> > Also remove some kernel modules that we cannot or should not be using,
> > which also improves boot times.
> Trying to apply this series on current Git master fails for me.
> I'm here:
>     $ git describe
>     v5.1.15-10-gaa720f5
> While applying, the first patch ("init: If "quiet" is found on the
> command line, suppress debug output") fails:
>     $ git am `git-find-series-in-maildir \
>     ~/Mail/RH/libguestfs/cur/1458209606_0.20513.tesla\,U\=1561870\,FMD5\=d735770317fa502b04f5c5707608ec3c\:2\,FS`
>     Applying: init: If "quiet" is found on the command line, suppress debug output.
>     error: patch failed: init/init.c:71
>     error: init/init.c: patch does not apply
>     Patch failed at 0001 init: If "quiet" is found on the command line, suppress debug output.
>     The copy of the patch that failed is found in:
>        /home/kashyapc/tinker-space/supermin/.git/rebase-apply/patch
>     When you have resolved this problem, run "git am --continue".
>     If you prefer to skip this patch, run "git am --skip" instead.
>     To restore the original branch and stop patching, run "git am --abort".
> I don't mind applying patche series from list at all for testing, but
> just wondering -- have any convenient branch to test?  I quickly checked
> on GitHub, but I couldn't your 'supermin' tree there.

I think it's because I pushed all these patches upstream already.


You'll probably find the libguestfs patches for boot analysis more
interesting.  See:



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