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Re: [gNewSense-users] Boot speed

From: Michał Masłowski
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Boot speed
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2012 13:44:51 +0200
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> First, during the installation it appears that it might be necessary to
> choose mbr instead of gpt.  I tried several ways using GPT but only got
> errors when trying to boot even when booting manually via PMON.

True and often reported.

> Second, booting using boot.cfg is very slow.  Is there a way to speed
> that up?  Here is the relevant part of boot.cfg
>    title gNewSense parkes - hda1
>       kernel (wd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.3-gnu
>       initrd (wd0,0)/boot/initrd.img-3.5.3-gnu
>       args console=tty no_auto_cmd root=/dev/sda1 resume=/dev/sda5
> libdata.force=80c machtype=8.9

Remove the initrd line.  It's not needed on the YeeLoong unless you have
encrypted root, non-builtin filesystem or a more exotic configuration.

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